Discover how STEM/STEAM can foster learning through curiosity and problem solving. This 3 credit course will you motivated and ready to teach in a whole new way.
Discover how STEM/STEAM can foster learning through curiosity and problem solving. You will do research on Inquiry Based Learning and STEAM/STEAM along with coding and robotics and discover ways to implement it into your daily/weekly lessons. You will leave this course with a unit created that fits into your curriculum and a plan for daily/weekly implementation of STEM.
- Understand STEM/STEAM.
- Explore ways for STEM/STEAM be integrated into your classroom.
- Discover how Inquiry Based Learning and STEM are connected
- Explore different ways that elementary teachers utilize tools for learning through STEM/STEAM.
- Develop a plan for implementing STEM/STEAM into your daily lessons and activities.
Course Relation to Early Childhood Generalists Standards:
Standard I: Using Knowledge of Child Development to Understand the Whole Child
Standard II: Partnering with Families and Communities
Standard VI: Managing the Environment for Development and Learning
Standard VII: Planning for Development and Learning
Standard VIII: Implementing Instruction for Development and Learning
There are 4 modules which comprise this course. The first module explains the basics of STEM/STEAM and the benefits for learning. Module 2 and 3 takes you on a journey which displays how Inquiry Based Learning and STEM go hand in hand. These modules will guide you to discover ways to transform your current thematic units into Inquiry and STEM units of learning. You will leave this course motivated and ready to teach in a whole new way.Get Syllabus Ask a Question Register Now