Course Description

Do you want to know how to implement authentic STEM teaching and learning into your classroom? STEM Lesson Essentials provides all the tools and strategies you will need to design integrated lessons that are relevant and engaging to your students. The authors argue that STEM is not a curriculum, but rather a way to organize instruction by weaving science, technology, engineering and mathematics together in intentional ways.

Learner Outcomes

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

  • Answer fundamental questions about the nature and goals of STEM
  • Understand the guiding principles for effective STEM instruction
  • Describe curricular approaches to integrating STEM into classrooms.


This course is equivalent to EDCT 5352 and EDCT 5667 and cannot be taken if either of these courses has been successfully completed.
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Section Title
Book Study: STEM Lesson Essentials: Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
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Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $355.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook

STEM Lesson Essentials - Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, by Jo Anne Vasquez, Cary Sneider and Michael Comer

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with Teacher Study.

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


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