When discussing new educational initiatives for young children, one of the top choices involves the use of the STEM learning approach in the classroom. If technology helps us communicate and math is the language, then science and engineering are the processes for thinking. All of this leads to innovation!
This course will help teachers understand what STEM is and ways to incorporate it into their classrooms.
Course Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Define STEM and list at least two benefits from each area for children's learning
- Identify characteristics of the 21st Century Classroom, Project Based Learning, and higher level thinking and their relationship to the STEM approach
- Recognize ways to incorporate STEM learning opportunities into the core curriculum