Create meaningful and transformative K-5 STEAM learning experiences for each and every student
Make the most of your limited instructional time and become part of the Step into STEAM movement! Seamlessly design and implement K-5 STEAM inquiries that align carefully to key mathematics and science content and practices and prepare elementary students for their bright futures. Taking an opposite approach to existing resources that provide collections of disjointed STEAM activities, this book empowers teachers and schools to build cohesive and sustainable STEAM infrastructures—grounded in grade-level standards and purposeful assessment—to deepen the mathematics and science learning of each and every student.
Table of Contents
Part 1: The STEAM Landscape
Chapter 1: What is STEAM and Why does it Matter?
Chapter 2: How do I Prepare for STEAM?
Chapter 3: What Frameworks Can Guide How I Engage Students in STEAM?
Part 2: Stepping into STEAM
Chapter 4: How do I Design STEAM Inquiries?
Chapter 5: How do I Implement STEAM Inquiries?
Chapter 6: How do I Assess my Students’ Learning in STEAM?
Part 3: Putting it all Together in STEAM
Chapter 7: What are Some Examples of Successful STEAM Inquiries?
Chapter 8: How do I Tie It All Together to Create the STEAM Learning Experience?
Chapter 9: How do I Gather Resources for STEAM?
Call to Action