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Integrating STEM/STEAM into your Curriculum

Non-Credit Course
15 Clock Hours

Course Description
Participants will learn to develop, create, implement, and assess a STEM/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.  A variety of STEM/STEAM careers will be explored and highlighted in resources.  Educators will leave the course with a roadmap to better implement STEM/STEAM into their classroom, promote STEM/STEAM questioning, and develop STEM/STEAM PBL (Project Based Learning) units.

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)


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