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STEM lab allows students to learn through play

STEM lab allows students to learn through play
Posted on 02/07/2019
It is one thing to open up a book and see photos of a skyscraper. It is another to construct a tower from wooden blocks.

This is one of the options given to students in Plaza Middle School’s BrainSTEM Collective, an open science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) lab. The lab is housed in the school’s library and available to students and teachers at any point during the day.

“What I think it does more than anything is it really brings the world to them,” said Catherin Taylor, a library media specialist. “It opens a different mindset to students that otherwise they wouldn’t have had.”

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