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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)


By Jeffery Tibeau
Reviewed 2 years ago
Great job! Helpful and in a user freindly way that respects a busy eductor's time and honors our years of experience, but equally great for the novice teacher as well.

By Lilia Kol
Reviewed 1 year ago
The entire team is friendly and professional, very helpful in technology problem-solving, if any. Great instructor who gives timely feedback.

By Doretta Wright
Reviewed 2 years ago
Thank you for offering this course.

By Tara Curfman
Reviewed 1 year ago
Loved all the great web resources in the content of the class!

By Stephanie Fox
Reviewed 1 year ago
I loved the ease of the process. I found this to be a quality course and my time was well-respected and valued.

By Mark Dalbeck
Reviewed 1 year ago
I thought that this course was put together very well. It had a linear flow to it that was easy to follow. I appreciate the ability to go through the course at my pace, especially as I still have class to teach and sports to coach!

By Michael Danford
Reviewed 1 year ago
It worked out just great. When I needed extra help, he was right there with a post or email.

By Elizabeth Melville
Reviewed 1 year ago
He clearly read what I had written.

By Abby Liedtke
Reviewed 1 year ago
Great introduction to STEAM. The course flow made everything easy to understand and I left with tons of resources.

By Theresa Ramirez
Reviewed 1 year ago
This is my first time taking a class through Connecting Link and I found it to be very accessible

By Abraha Zerai
Reviewed 1 year ago
I liked that my questions were answered right away. The instructor was always available.

By Lynnsey Campbell
Reviewed 1 year ago
Thank you for everything! It was a very well planned course and what i liked best was how applicable it was and really had me reflect on how I can do this in my own classroom!

By Shelley Vertucci
Reviewed 1 year ago
The course outline and tasks were very easy to follow and where meaningful.

By Vicki Sax
Reviewed 1 year ago
I’d like to thank Mr. Wright for the resources!

By Zoe Carter
Reviewed 1 year ago
I enjoyed this course and hope to take another this year

By Mark Hall
Reviewed 1 year ago
Nice platform and thank you for easy registration process

By Randi Williams
Reviewed 1 year ago
I really enjoyed the course and am inspired to continue using STEAM activities in my class.

By Aubrey Preston
Reviewed 2 years ago
The professor was prompt and engaging. Far exceeded expectation for online course

By Tracy Boucher
Reviewed 1 year ago
Everything was easy to follow and the tasks were doable for busy schedules.

By Brian Crowley
Reviewed 2 years ago
The course content was outstanding. There were many web sites and talking papers to analyze and digest. The whole process was simple and easy to navigate. All-in-all it was a very worthwhile course.

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