In this workshop, teachers will develop an understanding of how STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) is the most effective way to create engaging, relevant learning opportunities that nurture the 21st century thinking skills of creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication.
Teachers will leave this workshop with the tools and confidence to add tiers of relevance and engagement to their current curriculum by incorporating STEAM concepts and projects.
This course is part of the NUMINDS INSPIRATOR CREDENTIAL (1 of 3 courses), as well as:
*STEAM Badge, Level One
*Part of the STEAM Specialist Pathway
What are the requirements?
No formal prerequisites
What am I going to get from this course?
STEM/STEAM Education has been at the forefront of progressive education with its focus on problem-solving--most recently with an added focus on the formal design thinking process. In this course, we'll share models for STEAM Education with an emphasis on the interdisciplinary element. This includes strategies for PBL (Project Based Learning) curriculum design and engaging questions to elicit divergent solutions.
Who is this course for?
Teachers who want to incorporate STEAM education into their classrooms.
About the Instructors
Justin Vawter lives on the fringe of education, a creative spark working tirelessly to redefine the educational narrative and make the learning experience meaningful for both teachers and students.
Justin firmly believes that with responsive curriculum, inspired classroom instruction, and expanded identification, we can close the equity gap and bring advanced learning to the forefront of educational services.
Program Specialist at Numinds Enrichment