Yogyakarta – A total of 95 participants, consisting of students and lecturers from the Mathematics Education Department STKIP PGRI Sidoarjo, East Java, successfully completed Workshop on STEM Education facilitated by SEAQiM. The workshop was conducted virtually in two days from 23 to 24 June 2020 by using Zoom platform.
In this 8-hour workshop, SEAQiM’s Specialists Ms. I Gusti Ayu Russasmita Sri Padmi and Mr. Wahid Yunianto delivered some interesting topics entitled Introduction to STEM Education, Engineering Design Process, STEM Project at Home, and Low-cost STEM Activities. Even though the workshop was carried out online, it did not prevent participants from actively participating in every session. They asked various questions about the implementation of STEM in mathematics education.
Ms. Soffil Widadah, on behalf of Mathematics Education Department STKIP PGRI Sidoarjo, expressed her great appreciation to SEAQiM for providing her students with much new knowledge related to STEM education for mathematics learning. The workshop was officially closed by Mr. Wahid Yunianto who represented SEAQiM’s Director. He emphasized how important it is for students of Mathematics Education Department in STKIP PGRI Sidoarjo to learn STEM Education prior real teaching at class. In addition, he again reminded them that they could use daily simple activities to introduce STEM to their future students.