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Dr. Alice Christie's Workshop:
Enhancing STEAM Learning in Your K-8 Classroom

Dr. Christie's May 3, 2019 Workshop
Dr. Christie's May 4, 2018 STEAM Workshop
  • Thinking Back to June 2017
  • Today's STEAM Overview
  • STEAM Unit: Marbled Crayfish GoogleTrek™

    • ENGAGE (Generate interest, access prior knowledge, connect to past knowledge, set parameters of the focus, frame the idea)

    • EXPLORE (Experience key concepts; discover new skills; probe, inquire, and question experiences, examine thinking, establish relationships and understanding)

    • EXPLAIN (Connect prior knowledge and background to new discoveries, communicate new understandings, connect informal language to formal language

    • EXTEND (Apply new learning to a new or similar situation, extend and explain concept being explored, communicate new understanding with formal language)

    • EVALUATE ((Assess understanding (self, peer and teacher evaluation), demonstrate understanding of new concept by observation or open- ended response, apply within problem situation, show evidence of accomplishment)
Exit Ticket
  • How did your understanding of STEM/STEAM education deepen?
  • What instructional strategies did you see modeled today that yo
    can use in your classroom?
  • What technology tools did you see modeled today that yo
    can incorporate into your classroom?
Mind Maps and Word Clouds Created During the Workshop
  • Coming Soon
Dr. Christie's June 20, 2017 STEM Workshop
STEM Resources
Examples of STEM Curriculum Maps and Guides
(From a random Google search with no guarantee of quality or purpose)