stem506 | Graduate
Stem: Curriculum And Instruction
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Inquiry-Based Learning in the STEM Classroom
- Describe ways to use inquiry-based learning in real world situations.
- Compare inquiry-based learning with various learning strategies.
- Explain how inquiry-based learning aligns with best practices in science education.
Conceptual Change and Metacognition
- Identify why conceptual change is a useful framework for understanding the diversity of learners in a STEM classroom.
- Explain the role of metacognition in conceptual change.
- List the steps in conceptual change.
- Develop a plan for integrating conceptual change into daily classroom planning and curriculum.
Personal and Professional Educational Philosophy; Technology Tools and Trends
- Examine curriculum trends and issues in the 21st century.
- Differentiate between the different definitions and types of curriculum.
- Develop a personal teaching philosophy.
- Discuss the potential value of various technology tools in the STEM setting.
- Explore games and simulations as tools for thinking.
- Imagine future trends in technology that would enhance 21st century skills.
Project-Based Assessment in the STEM Classroom
- Review backward design curriculum planning.
- Summarize project-based assessment.
- Apply project-based assessment to a current topic or situation in your instructional setting.
- Identify the role of state and national standards in project-based assessment.
- Identify tools for thinking with project-based assessment.
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