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Integrating STEAM into your Curriculum

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits, 5 Quarter Credits, or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description
Participants will learn to develop, create, implement, and assess a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) program, lessons and units.  A variety of frameworks will be reviewed and discussed to allow for easy replication of STEAM units and activities.  Inquiry-based lessons for instruction and assessment will be explored to help gain a better understanding of possible classroom applications and projects.  Educators will leave the course with a roadmap to better implement STEAM into their classroom, promote STEAM questioning, and develop STEAM PBL (Project Based Learning) units.  (The difference between STEM and STEAM http://dailygenius.com/education/difference-stem-steam/)
 
Global Goals of the Course
To deepen and/or apply the content and skills of the teacher’s existing professional knowledge base by meeting the following global goals of the course:

1. To design and develop 21st century skills across curriculums (NBPTS 1, 2 5; ISTE (International Standards for Technology in Education standards)  5;10; InTasc 1-6, 8, 10)
2. To appraise resources for STEAM integration into classroom lessons (NBPTS 1-5; ISTE 5;10; InTasc 6-8, 10)
3. To employ the STEAM content areas across all curriculums and examine reasons for utilizing STEAM lessons in the classroom (NBPTS 1-5; ISTE 5;10; InTasc 6-8, 10)
4. To identify clear learning strategies to develop inquiry based questions involving STEAM lessons that improve student learning (NBPTS 5; ISTE 5;10; InTasc 1-6)
5. To demonstrate proficient knowledge of STEAM lessons, activities, and Inquiry based learning to create learning experiences and assessments for students (NBPTS 1-5; ISTE 1-4; 5, 6; InTasc 1-10)

Self-Paced courses are delivered within our online classroom and available 24/7. You can begin your study program at any time.

Ongoing Enrollment
Online structured courses are delivered within our online classroom and available within a specific scheduled time window with your instructor.

12/17/18 - 01/13/19 Online
Dec. 17, 2018 - Jan. 13, 2019
04/22/19 - 05/19/19 Online
Apr 22 - May 19, 2019
Site based courses are delivered on site in certain locations during a specific date range with a live instructor.