STEM Teacher Training Program

STEM Teacher Training Program

Date/Time: Date(s) - 24/08/2022 - 26/08/2022( 8:00 am - 5:00 pm )
Location: Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur


Overview

Teachers play an instrumental role in the successful implementation of the STEM programs. It is important to have well trained teachers to deliver 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 is 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 a STEM education and use current issues and own experiences as a STEM teacher to support 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 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 to 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 you mentor STEM Teachers?
  • Closing the STEM Achievement gap
  • Intro to Adobe Spark

What is Collaborative Inquiry?

  • How can Collaborative Inquiry improve STEM learning?

STEM Collaborative Inquiry in Your Learning Environment

  • Using STEM to develop 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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