STEM in the Elementary Classroom

Octorara SD – Feb 21, 2019

Class Overview

Course Code: T&L 2900, STEM in the Elementary Classroom

In this hands-on exploratory course, participants will learn how to integrate STEM into the everyday classroom. This course will model the engineering process of design, test, analyze, redesign while leading participants through STEM related activities and best practices of teaching and learning. Participants will create a STEM toolbox of activities and resources and that can be implemented into everyday curriculum.

In this blended course, participants will meet face-to-face six times for four hours and experience a hands-on approach to STEM in the Classroom. Throughout these six face-to-face modules, participants will engage in hands-on learning, group sharing of ideas, and small breakout sessions that offer differentiation of learning styles.

Participants will also engage in 3.5 hours of online work per learning module which includes course readings, reflective responses and collaborative sharing of ideas through Schoology, our course learning management system. Students will create mini products for each learning module and a final integrated STEM Unit.

This course is perfect for any educator looking to spark creativity and increase student engagement in the classroom! Register today and we’ll provide you with a STEM kit for your classroom!

Learning Goals

  • Integrate STEM in the Classroom Learn the engineering and design process
  • Test, Analyze, and Reconstruct Solutions Design Solutions to Problems
  • Create a STEM Toolbox of Activities and Resources
  • Integrate 21st Century Skills into every STEM activity
  • Build and program robots
  • Design and code your online games


Course Cost


Class Location

Octorara SD
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Date and Time

  • Feb 21, 2019
  • Mar 11, 2019
  • Mar 25, 2019
  • Mar 26, 2019
  • Mar 27, 2019
  • (12:55 pm - 03:55 pm)
  • (12:55 pm - 03:55 pm)
  • (11:45 am - 02:45 pm)
  • (11:45 am - 02:45 pm)
  • (11:45 am - 02:45 pm)

Through our partnership with the University of North Dakota, we offer 3 graduate-level professional development credits for all of our courses. Upon courses completion, participants will receive an official University Transcript. Courses are also available in Non-credit version where participants can receive credit hours to submit for Act 48.