Practical Steps for STEM Inquiry

Cool Australia
Educating for a Sustainable future
This course will help you understand what STEM is and practical steps to incorporate strategies for STEM inquiry into everyday learning experiences. It will provide you...
Target Audience
Primary Science, Technologies & Mathematics teachers
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Learning Areas

General Description

This course will help you understand what STEM is and practical steps to incorporate strategies for STEM inquiry into everyday learning experiences. It will provide you with practical examples and activities that can be used in your primary classroom. You’ll learn:

  • What STEM is and the importance of an integrated teaching approach.
  • How to identify concepts of STEM and make connections to everyday learning experiences.
  • Strategies for STEM inquiry, including: a) Using real-world problems, issues and ideas. b) Posing questions and challenges. c) Planning STEM experiences. d) Retrying, recreating and reflecting. e) Sharing the success and failures.
  • A range of practical activities to incorporate STEM into your teaching.
  • Ways to differentiate activities to suit your learning intentions.

Audience

Primary Science, Technologies & Mathematics teachers

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Begin the course when it suits you. After completing the course you will still have ongoing access to review content.

Important information for schools with" TTA School Membership" or "Unlimited Online School Subscription" Please ignore the listed prices. The correct discounts will be applied to all enrolments. Make sure to select your school to pay for you.

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Money Back Guarantee - If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren’t impressed, simply visit tta.edu/go/refund to let us know what happened, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.

Teaching Standards
1.5.2 Proficient Level – Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities
2.1.2 Proficient Level – Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
3.3.2 Proficient Level – Use teaching strategies
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources
Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you
Completing this course will contribute 2 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.5.2, 2.1.2, 3.3.2 & 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

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About the team


Cool Australia

Creator

Cool Australia is an award winning not-for-profit dedicated to supporting educators with tools to foster ‘learning for life’. We help integrate topics around sustainability, ethics, economics and wellbeing across the curriculum. This enables teachers of all age groups and disciplines to engage young Aussies in real-life learning whilst achieving Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework outcomes. Our accredited professional development is designed to build your confidence, understanding and expertise. You will learn through a mixture of practical and thinking activities as well as hearing the stories of others. Plus you will access a range of teaching tools that can you can use straight away in your teaching.