STEAM

Prerequisites

Basic computer file management knowledge, e.g. opening, saving and uploading files, creating folders

Materials

1. Internet
2. Adobe Reader 11.1.01 or later
3. Any word processing program

Professional Learning Objectives

1. Given course text and specific guided instruction, learners will view the video, “The STEAM Approach to Learning” and respond to the essential question and reflection questions with 100% completion.
2. Given course text and specific guided instruction, learners will experience a STEAM lesson activity by viewing informational videos and conducting research to answer their chosen essential question with 100% completion.
3. Given course text and specific guided instruction, learners will analyze project-based activities that would support learning goals during the STEAM lesson activity with 100% completion.
4. Given course text and specific guided instruction, learners will choose to view and analyze (5) out of (10) STEAM lesson videos that offer ideas for infusing project-based activities to increase student achievement with 100% completion.
5. Given course text and specific guided instruction, learners will critique a current lesson then re-design the lesson to align with a STEAM approach to learning with 100% completion.
6. Given course text and specific guided instruction, learners will create three (3) custom STEAM lessons including: essential questions, connecting activity to a real-world problem/issue, alignment of standards, high-level goals, infusing core subjects within a project-based activity, multiple means of assessment and reflection questions, with 100% completion.
7. Given course text and specific guided instruction, learners will research and select valuable STEAM resources to be placed on a custom resource table to be used in the future for creating engaging, in-depth lessons and activities, provide support for implementing a STEAM approach to learning with 100% completion.

Common Core Standards

• CCSS.ELA 1.1 Foundational Skills
• CCSS.ELA 1.2 Reading Informational Text
• CCSS.ELA 1.5 Speaking and Listening

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