The Designed to STEAM Online Class

STEAM Training for K-12 Teachers. Everything you need to have success in your classroom, school or district.

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The Designed to STEAM Online Class

Everything you need to have success with STEAM in your classroom, school or district.

4.9/5 Rating (3,218 participants). 

ENROLL HERE

About this Course

DOWNLOAD SYLLABUS

STEAM education is one of the most talked-about approaches for 21st century learners. But what does it really look like? Here’s a hint: marshmallow challenges and shadow boxes aren’t it. And it’s not just adding a cute art project to a STEM lesson.

STEAM is an incredibly effective approach, IF you know how and when to use it.

This online course was will help you build an authentic STEAM teaching approach. This moves beyond simply using the design-process to truly being able to integrate all the arts in and through STEM. You’ll discover how, when and where to use STEAM effectively. You’ll also receive templates, resources and planning documents that will save you hours of time.

Inside this course, you’ll learn a research-based STEAM process and be able to customize it to your content and teaching style. You can start or complete this course at any time – lifetime access is included.

Connections to Practice

This course provides the following classroom connections:

    • Identify the basics of the STEAM approach with the STEAM look-for list
    • Build authentic STEAM lessons that are grade-level and content appropriate for students in your class.
    • Explore multiple assessment examples that measure student mastery of STEAM content equitably.
    • Examine the curriculum mapping process and use the provided templates to create your own maps.
    • Use the 6-steps of the structural checklist to ensure support for your STEAM efforts.
    • Weave the design process in and through your lesson design and implementation.
    • Identify your current time barriers and use the provided planners to carve out specific time for STEAM.
    • Anticipate challenges and get clear on the responsibilities and roles of each teacher with this approach.
    • Develop specific, measurable and realistic outcomes for your STEAM implementation based on data analysis.
    • Explore how to encourage and support a feedback loop for STEAM.
    • Create a personalized partnership plan and discover the many ways to get other teachers to buy-in to this process.
    • Develop a plan to connect STEAM with initiatives in your school for a more cohesive approach.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

    • Define the distinct elements of STEM, STEAM, and Integrated studies, including the differences and similarities of each strategy.
    • Select objectives from Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math that are aligned and enhance each other to increase student engagement in learning.
    • Build a series of authentic STEAM lessons that are grade-level appropriate and rigorous in the individual cognitive demand required for students.
    • Develop a set of curriculum schema maps that outline a variety of paths students could explore through STEM and STEAM lessons.
    • Design multiple assessment examples that measure student mastery of content equitably in each content objective addressed in a STEAM lesson.
    • Create data facilitation resources which engage teachers and students in reflections of a STEAM lesson experience and outline next steps for student growth.
    • Cite the principles of design and provide examples for ways in which they can be used as a framework for STEAM lesson.

Approval Information and Requirements

While you should always follow any pre-approval requirements in your district, we have helped thousands of educators advance on their district’s salary scale and meet their relicensing requirements. Some states require that organizations be pre-approved, while others accept hours based on the certificate received.  Below, find out how we meet the various requirements:

States that require pre-approval which we have achieved:

New York Teachers: Click here to review our CTLE approval and number

Pennsylvania Teachers: Click here to review our Act 48 approval and number

All other teachers: Click here to review our list of states and approval status.

The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  The Institute complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, The Institute is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

Quick FAQ and Support

We want you to feel totally comfortable taking this professional development course. So if you still have some questions, we’ll be happy to answer them!  View all FAQ here.

Will the PD hours count for my school/district?

In most cases, yes! We can provide you with a certificate of hours from our organization, based on the contact hours of the course. The majority of schools and districts accept these certificates and count them towards professional development hours.  We always advise you, however, to check with your own institution before taking a course – just to be sure!

None of these courses are offered with graduate credit or are affiliated with an institution of higher education.  However, we do work directly with state departments of education to ensure that these professional development hours meet their requirements and high-levels of learning expectations.  As such, in almost all cases, these courses can be used for continuing education requirements.

Can I use a purchase order? What if I have a group?

School districts MAY use a purchase order – please contact us for more details and let us know which course you are interested in.

Group rates are available for groups of 3 or more.  Please use this group registration form to receive your discounted pricing.

How long can I access the course?

This course is self-paced, meaning you can go as quickly or as slowly as you need. We know that while you may have specific intentions for how you’ll go through your course, life can sometimes have other plans. That’s why you can take any course at any time.  You’ll never have to worry about falling behind or getting registered for credit in time.  Work at your own pace in your own way.

What if I have questions?

We have a great team of people who are here to support you all of the way.  If you run into an issues, or even if you just need a sounding board for an idea – we’re just an email, phone call or text away.

Phone/Text: 443-821-1089 or Email us here

Included in this course:

  • 25 PD Hours with Certificate (often suitable for relicensure)

  • Lifetime Access – Everything is Online and Self-Paced. No time limits, no waiting!

  • 12 Video-Based Lessons

  • 14 Handouts and Templates

  • Sample STEAM Lessons and Assessments to Use Right Away

$199

25 PD Hours  |  2.5 CEUs

COURSE NUMBER: EC002

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Thank you for presenting such a clear, organized way to begin using STEAM in the classroom. I feel a lot more confident in my goal to integrate more STEAM activities into my room this year than I did when I first set out to accomplish this goal. I am looking forward to the other online courses on the site!

TIFFANY WALL

Included in this course:

  • 25 PD Hours with Certificate (often suitable for relicensure)

  • Lifetime Access – Everything is Online and Self-Paced. No time limits, no waiting!

  • 12 Video-Based Lessons

  • 14 Handouts and Templates

  • Sample STEAM Lessons and Assessments to Use Right Away

$199

25 PD Hours  |  2.5 CEUs

COURSE NUMBER: EC002

VIEW THE SYLLABUS

ENROLL YOURSELF
ENROLL A GROUP (Save 25%)

Thank you for presenting such a clear, organized way to begin using STEAM in the classroom. I feel a lot more confident in my goal to integrate more STEAM activities into my room this year than I did when I first set out to accomplish this goal. I am looking forward to the other online courses on the site!

TIFFANY WALL

About this Course

DOWNLOAD SYLLABUS

STEAM education is one of the most talked-about approaches for 21st century learners. But what does it really look like? Here’s a hint: marshmallow challenges and shadow boxes aren’t it. And it’s not just adding a cute art project to a STEM lesson.

STEAM is an incredibly effective approach, IF you know how and when to use it.

This online course was will help you build an authentic STEAM teaching approach. This moves beyond simply using the design-process to truly being able to integrate all the arts in and through STEM. You’ll discover how, when and where to use STEAM effectively. You’ll also receive templates, resources and planning documents that will save you hours of time.

Inside this course, you’ll learn a research-based STEAM process and be able to customize it to your content and teaching style. You can start or complete this course at any time – lifetime access is included.

Connections to Practice

This course provides the following classroom connections:

    • Identify the basics of the STEAM approach with the STEAM look-for list
    • Build authentic STEAM lessons that are grade-level and content appropriate for students in your class.
    • Explore multiple assessment examples that measure student mastery of STEAM content equitably.
    • Examine the curriculum mapping process and use the provided templates to create your own maps.
    • Use the 6-steps of the structural checklist to ensure support for your STEAM efforts.
    • Weave the design process in and through your lesson design and implementation.
    • Identify your current time barriers and use the provided planners to carve out specific time for STEAM.
    • Anticipate challenges and get clear on the responsibilities and roles of each teacher with this approach.
    • Develop specific, measurable and realistic outcomes for your STEAM implementation based on data analysis.
    • Explore how to encourage and support a feedback loop for STEAM.
    • Create a personalized partnership plan and discover the many ways to get other teachers to buy-in to this process.
    • Develop a plan to connect STEAM with initiatives in your school for a more cohesive approach.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

    • Define the distinct elements of STEM, STEAM, and Integrated studies, including the differences and similarities of each strategy.
    • Select objectives from Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math that are aligned and enhance each other to increase student engagement in learning.
    • Build a series of authentic STEAM lessons that are grade-level appropriate and rigorous in the individual cognitive demand required for students.
    • Develop a set of curriculum schema maps that outline a variety of paths students could explore through STEM and STEAM lessons.
    • Design multiple assessment examples that measure student mastery of content equitably in each content objective addressed in a STEAM lesson.
    • Create data facilitation resources which engage teachers and students in reflections of a STEAM lesson experience and outline next steps for student growth.
    • Cite the principles of design and provide examples for ways in which they can be used as a framework for STEAM lesson.

Approval Information and Requirements

While you should always follow any pre-approval requirements in your district, we have helped thousands of educators advance on their district’s salary scale and meet their relicensing requirements. Some states require that organizations be pre-approved, while others accept hours based on the certificate received.  Below, find out how we meet the various requirements:

States that require pre-approval which we have achieved:

New York Teachers: Click here to review our CTLE approval and number

Pennsylvania Teachers: Click here to review our Act 48 approval and number

All other teachers: Click here to review our list of states and approval status.

The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  The Institute complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, The Institute is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

Quick FAQ and Support

We want you to feel totally comfortable taking this professional development course. So if you still have some questions, we’ll be happy to answer them!  View all FAQ here.

Will the PD hours count for my school/district?

In most cases, yes! We can provide you with a certificate of hours from our organization, based on the contact hours of the course. The majority of schools and districts accept these certificates and count them towards professional development hours.  We always advise you, however, to check with your own institution before taking a course – just to be sure!

None of these courses are offered with graduate credit or are affiliated with an institution of higher education.  However, we do work directly with state departments of education to ensure that these professional development hours meet their requirements and high-levels of learning expectations.  As such, in almost all cases, these courses can be used for continuing education requirements.

Can I use a purchase order? What if I have a group?

School districts MAY use a purchase order – please contact us for more details and let us know which course you are interested in.

Group rates are available for groups of 3 or more.  Please use this group registration form to receive your discounted pricing.

How long can I access the course?

This course is self-paced, meaning you can go as quickly or as slowly as you need. We know that while you may have specific intentions for how you’ll go through your course, life can sometimes have other plans. That’s why you can take any course at any time.  You’ll never have to worry about falling behind or getting registered for credit in time.  Work at your own pace in your own way.

What if I have questions?

We have a great team of people who are here to support you all of the way.  If you run into an issues, or even if you just need a sounding board for an idea – we’re just an email, phone call or text away.

Phone/Text: 443-821-1089 or Email us here

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