This course is a graduate level course centered on emerging trends and issues in STEM education locally, regionally and nationally. This course assumes that students have substantial experience as a K-12 teacher.
A summary of the topics covered in this course are:
- review of current research that impact STEM pedagogy, curriculum/ programs-of-study, classroom management/practice, assessment or teacher evaluation [STEM “theory-to-practice”]
- review emerging trends/issues in STEM-advocacy/ Teacher-leadership, including
- impacts on students, teachers and community
- structure (classroom, School, District, State, Regional or National).
To take this course, you must be an iSTEM graduate student who has successfully completed STEM 530.