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


Starting May 13

Course Fees

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


Gabrielle Ladner-Mejia [ bio ]

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


May 13 - Jun 23, 2019


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 to verify if you can enroll. 


No Textbook Required.


Applicable Certificates

Available Sections


Section No.: 184EDD001

Dates: May 13 - Jun 23, 2019

Instructor: Gabrielle Ladner-Mejia

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: Online Course

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