ELEM ED 606 – Science/STEM Methods

Candidates will be introduced to Washington State Learning Standards for science and examine the developmental and social foundations of science learning. Candidates will explore how to implement a hands-on approach anchored by scientific phenomena relevant to the foundational concepts. The significance of cross-cutting concepts as connective themes in student learning will be explored. This course will describe best practices for creating a physically, emotionally and academically safe learning environment for all students that acknowledges and appreciates students’ unique experiences and makes content accessible to learners who come from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Addressed: 1.E.1, 1.E.3-8, 4.A-5.G
Assessed: 1.E.1, 1.E.4-8