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.
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

Do you have a team of teachers interested in this course,
but don’t have an Unlimited Online Subscription Package?

- Purchase a single online course for an unlimited number of teachers

- All teachers must currently teach at your school campus

- All teacher’s details must be supplied within 30 days of order

PRICE: $990 + GST

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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 Practical Steps for STEM Inquiry before 31 July 2021 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 2 hours and 0 minutes of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum addressing standard descriptors 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.

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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.