Transforming STEM teaching and learning in the modern classroom
Through Learning Pathways, educators of all levels can participate in a professional learning journey that builds towards certification in STEM-based concepts. With a focus on engage-practice-reflect, learners merge science, technology, engineering, and mathematics across the curriculum and disciplines to develop a well-rounded approach to their practice that will help to prepare students to be engaged citizens who can transform society with innovative and sustainable solutions.
A learning path is a variety of learning options linked in a structure for learners to progress through three levels: Investing, Developing, and Innovating.
Through the Learning Pathways you will navigate multiple levels and choices along the journey to achieve milestones. Once all levels are completed you will be recognized as a Let’s Talk Science STEM Certified Educator. These pathways will be tracked using a micro-credentialing tool called Badgr that is easily accessible within the new professional learning sidekick, Canvas.
The STEM Cross-Curricular Pathway focuses on ways to incorporate STEM into your teaching practice holistically. Highlighting sustainable development goals, literacy and more, this pathway will help you and your students discover the interrelationships of all subjects while at the same time focusing on using tools to approach inquiry, design thinking and problem-solving.
Focusing on the elements of STEM learning, this pathway supports educators in moving from learners to leaders of learning as students focus on contextual problem-solving through the lens of inquiry-based learning, computational thinking, design and build and design thinking.
This pathway is focused on the skills needed in the areas of digital and media literacy and how students can use those skills to approach complex problems.
Focusing on the integration of diverse perspectives and worldviews, this pathway demonstrates how to develop global competency skills to empower students as they engage in learning with and alongside other students, community members and teachers.
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