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
    • 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
    • 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)
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    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
    • Simple 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
    • Block Play Assignment
    • Topic 4 Course Completion
    • Topic 4 Reflection (Open-Ended Question to Be Reviewed by Trainer)
    • Topic 4: Block Play Quiz
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    End of Course Survey
    • Feedback Form: Encouraging STEM Exploration