: Are you looking for new ways to foster communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity skills for your students? Are you interested in STEM concepts but aren’t sure how to incorporate them into your elementary classroom? STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math which are all vital content areas for knowledge and development. This STEM in the Elementary Classroom course, offered by our accredited school partners, will introduce you to STEM-infusion concepts and discuss why these concepts are important for children’s overall growth and development. Sample lesson plans, lesson plan templates, and STEM challenge ideas help to jump start brainstorming activities for integrating STEM into your classroom. We’ll also discuss ideas that support ways to engage other teachers, parents, and administrators.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
• Recognize the need for STEM-infusion and why STEM is critical to children’s growth
• Recall learning approaches for integrating STEM concepts
• Identify how to integrate content areas that provide both rigor and relevance to instruction
• Describe how student collaboration and proper leadership help to foster learning
Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!Instructor Description
: This course is instructor supported. The instructor for this course is Marissa Wilson, Marissa has seven years of preschool teaching experience in not for profit programs and large government organizations. She has worked with multiple age groups and trained staff on the use of technology tools, such as Teaching Strategies and SMART boards. Most recently, Marissa was a lead pre-kindergarten teacher with Head Start. She holds a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from The University of North Dakota and is currently pursuing a graduate certificate in Online Learning & Teaching from The University of Wisconsin-Stout.Certification
: Not Applicable.
This course does not require any additional material.