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STEM Applications

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1.  Which is a key aspect of STEM philosophy?
  1. Integrated curriculum
  2. Collaborative discovery
  3. Active engagement
  4. All of the above
2.  In a STEM classroom, students should feel confident and comfortable doing which of the following?
  1. Working independently
  2. Taking risks
  3. Reading content
  4. Knowing math facts
3.  As a STEM teacher, it is necessary that you do which of the following?
  1. Teach children foundational math and science facts
  2. Teach children elements of design
  3. Teach children how to learn about learning
  4. Teach children the pillars of technology education
4.  Based on recent research, how many hours per week does the average kindergartener spend outside?
  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 8
  4. 10
5.  What is one step to take in order to integrate STEM philosophy?
  1. Plan for additional outdoor time and seek approvals
  2. Label all science and math materials
  3. Start a "Little Engineers" club
  4. Create new report cards with STEM sections
6.  In launching your STEM integration, what is one thing that's important to do?
  1. Plan for a paced roll-out
  2. Accept drawbacks
  3. Be patient
  4. All of the above
7.  STEM teachers in early childhood should do which of the following?
  1. Connect with their ECE colleagues
  2. Collaborate with early primary colleagues
  3. Involve families
  4. All of the above
8.  In creating plans for STEM lessons and activities, what should teachers do?
  1. Create unit plans for each month
  2. Plan using given STEM curriculum
  3. Be flexible and follow the child's lead in planning
  4. Plan with colleagues to ensure common pacing of STEM lessons
9.  STEM Starter Kits for preschool should include which of the following?
  1. Question Cards
  2. Beakers
  3. Calculators
  4. Blueprints
10.  In order to build a STEM Starter Kit, teachers should do which of the following?
  1. Take a day off of work
  2. Run a STEM fundraiser
  3. Order tablets
  4. Look for resources already in your classroom