Course curriculum

  • 6

    Topic 1: Chapter 2

    • Support STEM Play

    • Discussion Topic

    • STEM-Friendly Play Environment

    • Creating a STEM-Friendly Play

    • Technology in the Classroom

    • Technology Lessons

    • Discussion Topic

    • Engineering in the Classroom

    • Engineering Lessons

    • Mathematics in the Classroom

    • Math STEM Lessons

    • Challenges (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 1: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 7

    Topic 1: Chapter 3

    • Lesson Plan: Clear Tambourines

    • Worksheet: Clear Tambourines

    • Lesson Plan: Disappearing Bottle

    • Worksheet: Disappearing Bottle

    • Lesson Plan: Light Table

    • Worksheet: Light Table

    • Lesson Plan: Magnet Busy Jar

    • Worksheet: Magnet Busy Jar

  • 8

    Topic 1: Chapter 4

    • Lesson Plan: Whales Stay Warm

    • Lesson Plan: Not a Stick

    • Three Little Pigs Houses

    • Worksheet: Preschool Lesson Plans (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 9

    Topic 1: Wrapping it Up

    • Assignment STEM Lesson Plan

    • Topic 1 Completion

    • Topic 1 Reflection (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 1: What is STEM Quiz

  • 10

    Topic 2: Math for Young Children

    • Topic 2: Course Description

    • Topic 2: Pre-Assessment (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 11

    Topic 2: Chapter 1

    • Early Math

    • Math Concepts

    • Topic 2: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 12

    Topic 2: Chapter 2

    • Everyday Infant and Toddler Math

    • Everyday Math Examples: Infants

    • Everyday Math Examples: 2 Years Old

    • Math for Infants

    • Support Early Math Skills for Infants

    • Discussion Topic

    • Math for Toddlers

    • Support Early Math Skills for Toddlers

    • Topic 2: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 13

    Topic 2: Chapter 3

    • Lesson Plan: Shape and Dimension Sensory Bin

    • Worksheet: Shape and Dimension Sensory Bin

    • Lesson Plan: Invisible Number Sensory Bin

    • Worksheet: Invisible Number Sensory Bin

    • Lesson Plan: Shape Sensory Bag

    • Worksheet: Shape Sensory Bag

  • 14

    Topic 2: Chapter 4

    • Everyday Preschool Math

    • Everyday Math Examples: Preschool

    • Lesson Plan: Popsicle Stick Shapes

    • Worksheet: Popsicle Stick Shapes (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Response: Popsicle Stick Shapes

    • Lesson Plan: Weight and Measure Activity Center

    • Worksheet: Weight and Measure Activity Center (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Response: Weight and Measure Activity Center

    • Lesson Plan: Measuring with Worms

    • Worksheet: Measuring with Worms

  • 15

    Topic 2: Chapter 5

    • Introduction to Math Centers

    • Math and Manipulatives

    • Early Childhood Math Centers

    • Math Station

    • Discussion Topic

    • Topic 2: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding

  • 16

    Topic 2: Chapter 6

    • Math Center Environment

    • Interacting with Math Concepts

    • First Things First

    • Math Center How To

    • Math Center Inspiration

    • Graphing Mats

    • Math Center Ideas

    • Discussion Topic

    • Topic 2: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding

  • 17

    Topic 2: Wrapping it Up

    • Assignment Math Lesson Plan

    • Topic 2 Completion

    • Topic 2 Reflection (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 2: Math for Young Children Quiz

  • 18

    Topic 3: Simple Science

    • Topic 3: Course Description

    • Pre-Assessment (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 19

    Topic 3: Chapter 1

    • Early Science

    • Delivering Science Lesson Plans

    • Why Teach Science

    • Baby Brainpower

    • Topic 3: Chapter 1 Check for Understanding

  • 20

    Topic 3: Chapter 2

    • Science for Infants

    • Supporting Science for Infants

    • Discussion Topic

    • Science for Toddlers

    • Scientific Process for Toddlers

    • Supporting Science for Toddlers

    • Discussion Topic

    • Topic 3: Chapter 2 Check for Understanding

  • 21

    Topic 3: Chapter 3

    • Lesson Plan: Smelling Bottles

    • Worksheet: Smelling Bottles

    • Lesson Plan: Color Mixing Discovery Bottles

    • Worksheet: Color Mixing Discovery Bottles

    • Lesson Plan: Cause and Effect Sensory Bag

    • Worksheet: Cause and Effect Sensory Bag

  • 22

    Topic 3: Chapter 4

    • Science for Preschoolers

    • Supporting Science for Preschoolers

    • Lesson Plan: Colorful Carnations

    • Worksheet: Colorful Carnations

    • Lesson Plan: Frozen Jell-O Excavation

    • Worksheet: Frozen Jell-O Excavation

    • Lesson Plan: Magic Milk

    • Worksheet: Magic Milk

  • 23

    Topic 3: Chapter 5

    • Science in Real Life

    • Science Through Play

    • Fostering Science Exploration in Young Children

    • Topic 3: Chapter 5 Check for Understanding (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 24

    Topic 3: Chapter 6

    • Why Include a Science Center?

    • Imagination in Science

    • Physical Science

    • Life Science

    • Scientific Inquiry

    • Science Center

    • Discussion Topic

    • Topic 3: Chapter 6 Check for Understanding

  • 25

    Topic 3: Wrapping it Up

    • Assignment Science Lesson Plan

    • Topic 3 Completion

    • Topic 3 Reflection (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 3: Simple Science Quiz

  • 26

    Topic 4: Block Play

    • Topic 4: Course Description

    • Pre-Assessment (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 27

    Topic 4: Chapter 1

  • 28

    Topic 4: Chapter 2

    • What Does STEM Stand For?

    • Block Play and STEM

    • Discussion Topic

    • Block Play and STEM

    • STEM and Block Play Worksheet

  • 29

    Topic 4: Chapter 3

    • Block Play Scenario 1

    • Block Play Worksheet 1

    • Block Play Scenario 2

    • Block Play Worksheet 2

    • Block Play Scenario 3

    • Block Play Worksheet 3

  • 30

    Topic 4: Chapter 4

    • Activities that Support STEM

    • Supporting STEM

    • Supporting STEM

    • Supporting STEM

    • Discussion Topic

  • 31

    Topic 4: Chapter 5

    • Lesson Plan

    • Worksheet

  • 32

    Topic 4: Chapter 6

    • Lesson Plan

    • Worksheet (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

  • 33

    Topic 4: Chapter 7

    • Lesson Plan

    • Worksheet

  • 34

    Topic 4: Chapter 8

    • Lesson Plan

    • Worksheet

  • 35

    Topic 4: Chapter 9

    • Lesson Plan

    • Worksheet

  • 36

    Topic 4: Wrapping it Up

    • Topic 4 Reflection (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)

    • Topic 4 Course Completion

    • Topic 4: Block Play Quiz

  • 37

    End of Course Survey

    • Feedback Form: Encouraging STEM Exploration