EDC 808 (01) - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in Early Childhood and Early Child Spec. Ed. 0-8

STEM in EC/ECSPED

CPS Online   Coll of Professional Studies :: Education-CPSO
Online Course Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Term 1 (08/26/2024 - 10/18/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 14999
In this clinical course, students focus on STEM content, effective practice, instructional strategies, materials and curriculum integration, based on standards, inquiry, and connections to the real world. STEM concepts of curiosity, creativity, collaboration and critical thinking are researched and explored. Students will learn about the Scientific Method, as well as the roles of observation, classification, description, experimentation, application and imagination. Students will learn how to use technology and interactive media in the early childhood classroom to support learning. The role of engineering in the curriculum will be investigated, including design of methods and ideas for product development. Students will understand and apply math process standards of problem-solving, reasoning and proof, communication, connection, and representation. The course emphasizes application of principles in order to investigate and create experiences which employ STEM concepts and teaching strategies.
Prerequisite(s): EDC 800 with minimum grade of B- or EDC 800 with minimum grade of B- or EDU 700G with minimum grade of B- or EDU 700G with minimum grade of B-
Equivalent(s): EDU 764SG
Instructors: Christine Martin

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 10/18/2024 Hours Arranged ONLINE