STEAM

Introduction

Estimated time to complete: 2 hours

Upon completion, you will receive a Basic Level certificate of completion.

Dive into the interdisciplinary evolution of STEAM and the many benefits of this comprehensive educational approach. Learn about the six steps you can take for an impactful experience.

Implementation Strategies

Estimated time to complete: 5-7 hours

Upon completion, you will receive an Advanced Level certificate of completion.

Embark on your mission to implement STEAM programming. Gain the essential understanding and tools you’ll need to guide students through a creative approach to real-world problem solving with activities that will help prepare them for a wide variety of interdisciplinary career options.

After you complete this section, you’ll be able to

  • Develop a culture that embraces the STEAM approach to learning.
  • Use a makerspace and “design thinking” to implement high-quality STEAM activities.
  • Prepare staff and students for the STEAM approach. 
  • Assess and continually improve your program’s STEAM approach.

Coaching My Staff

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Upon completion, you will receive a Leadership Level certificate of completion. 

Discover unique environment considerations and professional development requirements for a successful STEAM initiative in your program. Use essential tips and tools to prepare your staff for a new way of facilitating learning.

After you complete this section, you’ll be able to

  • Prepare staff to lead projects and apply best practices as they use the STEAM learning approach.
  • Create a professional learning plan for developing staff knowledge and skills.
  • Use effective coaching techniques as you implement the professional learning plan.

Tools

Find ready-to-use, customizable tools that can help you plan, design, implement and assess a STEAM program. 

Learn More Library

Visit the Learn More Library to find links to numerous external resources including videos, lesson plans, publications and more.