STEM Teacher Training Program

STEM Teacher Training Program

Date/Time: Date(s) - 13/12/2022 - 15/12/2022( 8:00 am - 5:00 pm )
Location: Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur


Overview

Teachers play an instrumental role in the successful implementation of STEM programs. It is important to have well-trained teachers to deliver a top-class STEM curriculum in class. Teachers in this course will explore and analyze current issues in STEM education, investigate how student performance data informs school and district program decision-making, learn how to lead and empower teachers in the mapping of STEM curriculum across grade levels, and develop strategies to develop effective district-wide STEM professional development for teachers.

Key Course Questions

  • What does it mean to be a STEM education?
  • What current issues are guiding teaching and learning in STEM education?
  • How can data be used to improve STEM teaching and learning in school?
  • How can STEM professional development be used to improve STEM learning for all in school?

Objectives

  • Clearly articulate and describe various attributes of STEM education and use current issues and own experiences as a STEM teacher to support the teacher position.
  • Use a variety of resources to identify and describe current issues guiding STEM education.
  • Use data to identify STEM areas of need in school and plan to address these needs using a collaborative inquiry approach.
  • Develop a long-term STEM professional development plan for the school.

Required Course Materials

  • STEM the Tide (E-book available through UML Libraries by David E. Drew
  • Designing Professional Development for Teachers of Science and Mathematics by Katherine E. Stiles; Susan Mundry; Peter W. Hewson; Susan Loucks-Horsley; Nancy Love

Course Outline

Introduction and overview of STEM Education

  • What does it mean to be a STEM education?
  • What is the history of STEM education in the world?
  • What are current issues in STEM education?

What do effective STEM teachers do?

  • How do you mentor STEM Teachers?
  • Closing the STEM Achievement gap
  • Intro to Adobe Express

What is Collaborative Inquiry?

  • How can Collaborative Inquiry improve STEM learning?

STEM Collaborative Inquiry in Your Learning Environment

  • Using STEM to develop a collaborative inquiry plan

How can STEM professional development improve instruction?

Designing the Professional Development Process

  • Adult Learning and Professional Development
  • The Change Process

Context Factors Influencing Professional Development

  • Critical Issues to Consider in Designing STEM

Strategies for Professional Learning

  • The Design Framework in Action
  • Time to Work on Professional Development Plan
  • Peer feedback

Project-Based Learning and Best Practices using STEM education

Next steps and course wrap up

Training Methodology

  • Case Studies.
  • Individual and group discussions and exercises.
  • Intensive training by using templates, diagrams, and charts.
  • Planning activities and presentations.
  • Self-assessments.
  • Action plan.

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