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Budget Friendly, Creative Play Ideas Targeting STEM Standards in the Early Childhood Classroom

Course: #30434Level: IntroductorySubject Area: Advancing children's physical and intellectual development1 Hour 46 Reviews
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Teachers of young children are always searching for new and creative ideas that target important early childhood skills. This course focuses on locating and using inexpensive materials to incorporate STEM standards in an early childhood classroom through play experiences.

This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "STEM in the Preschool Classroom", course 31213, which is offered for .3 CEUs.

Course created on January 19, 2018

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Course Type: Video, Audio, Text

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAs a result of this course, participants will be able to identify basic STEM skills, concepts, and/or goals that are appropriate for an early childhood classroom.
  • checkmarkAs a result of this course, participants will be able to identify and explain how to evaluate inexpensive materials to target STEM standards in an early childhood classroom.
  • checkmarkAs a result of this course, participants will be able to explain how to implement creative play experiences that target STEM standards for young children.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction, Objectives, Define STEM
5-10 Minutes EC Math & Science Goals
10-15 Minutes EC Engineering & Technology Goals
15-25 Minutes Incorporating STEM
25-30 Minutes Straws
30-35 Minutes Animal Figures
35-40 Minutes Sticky Notes
40-45 Minutes Wooden Blocks/ Cardboard Tubes
45-50 Minutes Lidded Containers
50-55 Minutes Plastic Bottles
55-60 Minutes Summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Amber Tankersley was paid an honorarium for this course by continued.com. Non-financial: No non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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