Share Paper: Learning Mathematics is Fun: An Expression of “little ones” in STEM using Digital Storytelling tools

  1. Albertha Lawson, Southern University and A&M College, United States
  2. Temitope Olokunde, Southern University and A&M College, United States
Tuesday, June 28 2:45 PM-3:15 PM Grand Ballroom AB

Abstract: The existing dire and urgent need for increased student enrollment in STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) calls for educators’ attention to improve approaches in attracting the younger generation to have keen interest in STEM fields. Teaching and learning a STEM subject such as Mathematics in early childhood education should be an interesting and memorable experience. Storytelling awakens wonder and creates an expression avenue with children as they are able to explore and get creative with their imagination. The advent of digital media has made storytelling an interesting learning experience for children. The use of digital storytelling can act as ...