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Introduction to STEM Education

Introduction to STEM Education

Course Number: EDUC X421.01

4 units

What is STEM? Learn to understand the connections between curriculum standards and STEM competencies. You will discuss the newest trends in today's classrooms and explore:

  • Common Core State Standards
  • Next Generation Science Standards
  • English Language Development Standards
  • problem-based learning
  • problem solving
  • critical thinking

You will learn how to make the interdisciplinary connections required for successful teaching in a 21st Century learning environment, and become proficient in using the NRC Framework for K-12 Science education; the NGSS: incorporating ELA and Math Common Core Standards in a science unit; developing STEM units of instruction; and increasing student engagement.

Available Sections

Starting May 13

184EDD001

Starting May 13
184EDD001

Course Fees

$545 Early Bird Discount ends on May 7
$595 after May 7

Instructor

Gabrielle Ladner-Mejia [ bio ]

close [x] Gabrielle Ladner-Mejia, M.Ed, High School Math Teacher, California Virtual Academies

Schedule:

Begins:
May 13 - Jun 23, 2019

Location:

Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

This course is closed to new students. To enroll, student must be on approved list. Please contact Lizbeth Gonzalez at lgonzalez@ucx.ucr.edu to verify if you can enroll. 

Textbook:

No Textbook Required.

Prerequisites

Applicable Certificates

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 184EDD001

Dates: May 13 - Jun 23, 2019

Instructor: Gabrielle Ladner-Mejia

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: Online Course

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