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Course Description

In this course, you will look at how Project-based Learning (PBL) can be used to integrate STEM in your classroom. You will look at why STEM is important and will find out how PBL can be used as a framework for embedding STEM. You will be guided through the steps of a PBL process and find out tips and tricks for creating successful PBL learning experiences.


Target Audience

Primary and secondary teachers

Teaching Standards

3.3.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use teaching strategies:  Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking

4.1.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Support student participation:  Establish and implement inclusive and positive interactions to engage and support all students in classroom activities

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 - Introduction

    • Start Here

    • About This Course

    • Imagine If ... ?

    • Set a Learning Goal

    • Reflection Task

  • 2

    Module 2 - Why STEM?

    • Meet your STEM Expert

    • What is STEM and Why is it Important?

    • Making time for STEM

  • 3

    Module 3 - What is Project-Based Learning?

    • What is Project Based Learning?

    • Digging into PBL

  • 4

    Module 4 - STEM and Project-Based Learning

    • How is PBL especially relevant to STEM Projects?

    • How can Problem Based Learning be used to Integrate STEM in the Classroom?

    • What Skills does PBL help students develop?

  • 5

    Module 5 - Delivering STEM PBL

    • What are the Steps in Planning a PBL Experience?

    • Introducing a Driving Question and hold an Entry Event

    • Develop the Need to Knows

    • PBL Time

    • Debrief and Reflection

    • Engaging Experts

    • Group Work and PBL

    • Teaching Tips

  • 6

    Module 6 - Your STEM Teaching

    • Quick Check-In

    • Reflection Task

    • Teaching Resources

  • 7

    Module 7 - Reflection

    • Reflect on your Learning

    • Reflection Task

    • Your Next Steps

  • 8

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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