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STEM 420. STEM and Information Media Field Experience

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Merging theory and practice for developing inclusive and responsive curriculum, instruction and assessment in STEM in the pre K-12 setting during an in-depth field experience. Active involvement in classrooms includes working with ESL, special education or other historically under-served students as well as incorporating information media into the classroom.
Prerequisites: Admission to major program and teacher education.
Corequisites: ED 431 and IM 422 and either MATH 431 or SCI 420
Semester Offered: Fall


STEM 421. STEM and Content Literacy Field Experience

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Merging theory and practice for developing inclusive and responsive curriculum, instruction and assessment in STEM in the pre K-12 setting during an in-depth field experience. Active involvement in classrooms includes working with ESL, special education or other historically under-served students as well as incorporating content literacy into the classroom.
Corequisites: ED 421 and ED 451 and either MATH 432 or SCI 430
Semester Offered: Spring


STEM 425. Engineering and Technology for the P-6 Classroom

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The STEM teacher’s role in the P-6 classroom, focusing on engineering and technology. Hands-on, problem solving activities for the P-6 classroom. Curriculum development, instructional strategies, and use of technology.
Prerequisites: MATH301;SCI226orSCI227;ED200orSPED200orCFS200
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Odd Summer


STEM 431. Physics for the P-6 Classroom

Credits: 3.0 View Details
Description: Physics topics from mechanics, thermodynamics, waves and sound, electricity and magnetism, and optics. Problem solving and laboratory skills for the P-6 classroom.
Prerequisites: Math301;SCI226orSCI227;ED200orSPED200orCFS200
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Odd Summer


STEM 442. Teaching and Learning Life, Earth and Space Science for the P-6 Classroom

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research, modeling, and investigations of the Minnesota Science Standards K-6 in life and earth science. Content, methods, materials, assessment, integration of STEM into science education.
Prerequisites: MATH301;SCI226orSCI227;ED200,SPED200,CFS200
Semester Offered:
  • Spring
  • Even Summer


STEM 451. Reasoning and Proof for the P-6 Classroom

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Problem solving, conjecture, generalization, and proof in effective teaching of STEM. Mathematical reasoning as an iterative process of conjecturing, generalizing, and investigating. Topics are drawn from set theory, logic, arithmetic, algebra, geometry and STEM fields.
Prerequisites: MATH301;SCI226orSCI227;ED200orSPED200orCFS200
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Odd Summer


STEM 452. Data and Chance for the P-6 Classroom

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Data and chance in effective teaching of STEM. Data collection, organization, and analysis; measures of center and variance, inferences and convincing arguments; subjective, theoretical, experimental, and conditional probability; simulation; counting principles; mathematical expectation.
Prerequisites: MATH301;SCI226orSCI227;ED200orSPED200orCFS200
Semester Offered:
  • Spring
  • Even Summer


STEM 520. STEM and Information Media Field Experience

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Merging theory and practice for developing inclusive and responsive curriculum, instruction and assessment in STEM in the pre K-12 setting during an in-depth field experience. Active involvement in classrooms includes working with ESL, special education or other historically under-served students as well as incorporating information media into the classroom.
Prerequisites: Admission to major program and teacher education.
Corequisites: ED 531 and IM 522 and either MATH 531 or SCI 520
Semester Offered: Fall


STEM 521. STEM and Content Literacy Field Experience

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Merging theory and practice for developing inclusive and responsive curriculum, instruction and assessment in STEM in the pre K-12 setting during an in-depth field experience. Active involvement in classrooms includes working with ESL, special education or other historically under-served students as well as incorporating content literacy into the classroom.
Prerequisites: Admission to major program and teacher education.
Corequisites: ED 521 and ED 551 and either MATH 532 or SCI 530
Semester Offered: Spring


STEM 525. Engineering and Technology for the P-6 Classroom

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The STEM teacher’s role in the P-6 classroom, focusing on engineering and technology. Hands-on, problem solving activities for the P-6 classroom. Curriculum development, instructional strategies, and use of technology.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Odd Summer


STEM 531. Physics for the P-6 Classroom

Credits: 3.0 View Details
Description: Physics topics from mechanics, thermodynamics, waves and sound, electricity and magnetism, and optics. Problem solving and laboratory skills for the P-6 classroom.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Odd Summer


STEM 542. Teaching and Learning Life, Earth and Space Science for the P-6 Classroom

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research, modeling, and investigations of the Minnesota Science Standards K-6 in life and earth science. Content, methods, materials, assessment, integration of STEM into science education.
Semester Offered:
  • Spring
  • Even Spring






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