Results between STEM and non-STEM Teaching for Integral Learning in Primary School Children in Lima (Peru)

Fiorela Mirella Tuva Vega, Sonia Grisela Salazar Morales, Ruth Demetria Ticona Tintaya, Milton Gonzales-Macavilca, Ivan Iraola-Real

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Abstract

© 2019 IEEE. This paper presents a comparative analysis of two private primary schools located in Lima Norte (north of Lima, Peru), in one of them students are educated under the STEM methodology and in the other no. The objective of this comparison is to determine if the STEM favors the development of integral learning skills (critical thinking, communication, collaboration, creativity and research). For this, an investigation of quantitative, exploratory and descriptive approach was carried out. The sample is made up of 52 students; of them, 27 (51.9%) were educated with STEM methodology and 25 (48.1%) were not. The results revealed that students with STEM present high means and significant differences both in critical thinking (mean= 4.78, p= 0.008; <0.05), in communication and collaboration (mean= 4.52, p= 0.001; <0.05), and in creativity and research (mean= 4.93,p= 0.000; <0.05).
Original languageAmerican English
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Nov 2019
Externally publishedYes
EventSHIRCON 2019 - 2019 IEEE Sciences and Humanities International Research Conference -
Duration: 1 Nov 2019 → …

Conference

ConferenceSHIRCON 2019 - 2019 IEEE Sciences and Humanities International Research Conference
Period1/11/19 → …

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    Vega, F. M. T., Morales, S. G. S., Tintaya, R. D. T., Gonzales-Macavilca, M., & Iraola-Real, I. (2019). Results between STEM and non-STEM Teaching for Integral Learning in Primary School Children in Lima (Peru). Paper presented at SHIRCON 2019 - 2019 IEEE Sciences and Humanities International Research Conference, . https://doi.org/10.1109/SHIRCON48091.2019.9024744