03 Nov M. Brady selected for Labster’s 2022 STEM Excellence Award
NDSCS Mathematics and Science Associate Professor Margaret Brady has been selected as a winner of Labster’s 2022 STEM Excellence Award. This annual award recognizes 10 educators from around the world for innovation in education, through developing student-centered learning programs that utilize new technologies.
Brady was nominated by Labster team members based on her outstanding performance across multiple criteria, including encouragement of scientific literacy, support for strategies that increase student engagement, keen awareness of strategies that help STEM students learn effectively, use of innovative instructional materials and new teaching approaches, promotion of the application of science and technology in careers, and innovation in propelling an institution forward in the use of technology to help more students achieve their goals.
“The STEM Excellence Awards honor inspiring edtech innovators whose passion for teaching and commitment to student success are making a measurable impact within their community,” said Michael Bodekaer Jensen, Labster co-founder and CEO. Brady’s use of Labster virtual lab simulations in her classroom has assisted her students in developing understanding and skills related to the material she presents. “Something in the brain was clicking with the experience; even though it’s virtual, learning is taking place,” says Brady of adding Labster simulations to her courses.