Introduction to Primary STEM

Cool Australia
Educating for a Sustainable future
This course will help you understand the essential foundations of STEM teaching and learning and provide opportunities to help build knowledge, skills and confidence.
Target Audience
Primary Teachers. Science, Technologies, Mathematics
6 reviews
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Learning Areas

General Description

This course will help you understand the essential foundations of STEM teaching and learning and provide opportunities to help build knowledge, skills and confidence to take on STEM in your classroom.

You’ll learn:
What STEM is and how to use STEM to develop 21st Century learning skills in Primary years.
The essential foundations of STEM teaching and learning, including:

  • Equipment and materials;
  • Creating a supportive STEM environment;
  • Clear learning intentions;
  • Collaboration and ideation;
  • Reflection and taking it further.
  • How to identify STEM principles in your current teaching practice.
  • Strategies to get students ‘doing’ STEM, through real world problem solving.
  • Where STEM could be improved and incorporated into your current teaching practice.

Audience

Primary Teachers. Science, Technologies, Mathematics

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

24/7 course access


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

- If you have a TTA subscription or membership please ignore the pricing when enrolling. Rest assured if your school has a subscription you will not be charged and for Memberships, your invoice will be adjusted accordingly to reflect your discount.

- If you have no subscription or membership but you are interested in placing a bulk discounted order for a team of teachers see the ONLINE TEAM tab above.

- For more details on our Unlimited Online Subscription packages Click here .

- 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
3.1.2 Proficient Level – Establish challenging learning goals
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

This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit NESA website for more details.


This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
Enrol Now Now Online Places available $59 + GST Enrol Now

Sessions

Introduction

No duration specified

Get started with your online professional development.

STEM is Everywhere

No duration specified

Make STEM connections to the real world we live in.

Foundations of STEM

No duration specified

Explore the essential elements of STEM Teaching.

Your Teaching

No duration specified

Download teaching resources.

User Rating

4.5

Latest Reviews

Please note the feedback listed here is unfiltered, and includes all comments and ratings collected.

Introduction to Primary STEM - Cool Australia
08/10/2020

Definitely just an introduction...

Introduction to Primary STEM - Cool Australia
25/07/2020

A very good introduction , touching on the basics of what STEM is and looks like in the classroom. It has made me want to further my knowledge and extend my understanding about how STEM works in the kindergarten classroom.

Introduction to Primary STEM - Cool Australia
25/07/2020

Very relevant and practical

Introduction to Primary STEM - Cool Australia
08/07/2020

Very useful info

Introduction to Primary STEM - Cool Australia
03/12/2019

All tasks and information were relevant. Information was short, clear and concise. Practical information was given.

Introduction to Primary STEM - Cool Australia
02/09/2019

It was excellent


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.