‘Bill Nye the Science Guy’ on Science Education, Unequal WiFi, and Misuse of the Word ‘Disruption’

Do you remember Bill Nye the Science Guy? Well, when it comes to STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), he is always open to the next big hypothesis—but he’s not easily sold on the newest gadgets and gizmos. We picked this one up from EdSurge

He says that: just because products aren’t “disruptive” doesn’t make them any less valuable. “Don’t pressure yourself to always have amazing new things. Incremental advances are good.”

“In science education or environmental education, you can’t get discouraged or give up,” he said during his Cubberley Lecture, emphasizing the importance of balancing project-based and experiential learning (“In science education, you have to show then tell”) with memorization (“It takes repetition, and after a while, people get it”).

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By | 2016-07-28T16:45:39+00:00 June 6th, 2016|