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Teaching STEM in Preschool

2hours 0.2CEUs
$20

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$49 Preschoolers - Ages 3-5 See Details  

Description

This class explores the ways we can introduce STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) into the preschool curriculum so as to encourage child-initiated, play-based exploration and discovery that results in learning that is both meaningful and foundational.

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Teaching STEM in Preschool

Goal: to learn about STEM and how to develop teaching topics for your preschool classroom 

 

 

Table of Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP)
  3. What is STEM?
  4. Play-based Program Planning
  5. Developing STEM Topics

 

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the differences between Academic Learning and  Intellectual  Learning.
  • Discuss at least five environmental design concerns and how they can help support play-based learning.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to use the Scientific Method with pre-schoolers.
  • Develop a STEM teaching topic for your preschool class.

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

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Exclusively Preschoolers
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Learning Outcomes

Students should be able to:

  • Identify the differences between Academic Learning and  Intellectual  Learning.
  • Discuss at least five environmental design concerns and how they can help support play-based learning.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to use the Scientific Method with pre-schoolers.
  • Develop a STEM teaching topic for your preschool class.
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin