Equity in STEM education

Lachlan Swain
Lachlan Swain
Senior Technical Support Analyst

STEM subjects, in general, are hard. And rightly so, these subjects represent the limit of our technical understanding. However, that doesn’t mean we should accept that some students will struggle and learn to dislike our favourite subject; we should do everything we can to ensure their success. A vicious circle can occur where if the …

The Feynman Technique and Möbius

Can you use EdTech to help students understand a subject rather than learn it?
Lachlan Swain
Lachlan Swain
Senior Technical Support Analyst

At first glance, the question seems to be more of a philosophical one — what is the difference between learning something and understanding it? However, the last few decades have made this question more relevant than ever, as Universities receive students who have learnt how to pass exams as a substitute to understanding the material …