Explore the foundations of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education in preschool classrooms. Learn hands-on activities and strategies to use in your classroom, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.
Course created on November 5, 2019
Course Type: Video, Audio
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- After this course, participants will be able to discuss preschool children’s need to connect prior learning and build mental models as they learn to understand the world around them.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify developmentally appropriate play-based preschool STEM activities.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain developmentally appropriate technology activities in the preschool classroom and the concept of the little “t.”
- After this course, participants will be able to identify materials and resources to support STEM learning.
|5-10 Minutes||Review agenda and outcomes|
|10-15 Minutes||Define elements of STEM|
|15-20 Minutes||Explore scientific inquiry and open-ended questions|
|20-30 Minutes||Explore Science|
|30-40 Minutes||Explore Technology|
|40-55 Minutes||Explore Engineering and Math|
Dave Scahill is the Founder and CEO of The Discovery Source, which creates and produces materials for children, teachers, and families that provide results for issues educators are looking for solutions. Dave has been doing Science, Math and STEM training for early childhood teachers since 1987. His workshops are hands-on, engaging, and fun! He has a way of making Science and STEM easy to understand and ready to implement the next day!
Jean Barbre, EdD
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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