How educational institutions can improve STEM education

04/16/2013 | InsideHigherEd.com

A Northwestern University project encourages collaborative learning among college science students as a means of helping at-risk learners. The model, which uses peer facilitators, is showing some positive results. In fact, students in the program tend to achieve better grades and retain more of the material learned than those not in the program, according to Northwestern researchers Gregory Light and Marina Micari.

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