Teaching & Learning

STEAMing Up Literacy (Level 2)

The content in this course is designed to begin your understanding of Problem Based Learning(P.B.L.) and apply this knowledge to your own classroom. You will have the opportunity to implement a mini lesson and receive feedback about your lesson.
  • Introduction
  • Before you begin
  • Task 1: Introductory Quote Reflection
  • Envisioning
  • Task 2: Envisioning Image
  • Concepts & Content
  • Task 3: Research
  • Task 3a:Design Thinking: A Problem Solving Framework
  • Task 3b: STEAM + Project-Based Learning: Real Solutions From Driving Questions
  • Task 3c: What is Problem-Based Learning?
  • Task 3d: Problem Based Learning in First Grade
  • Task 3e: Readings on PBL
  • Task 3f: Explore other research
  • Task 3g: How do we put this all together?
  • Application
  • Task 4a: Action Plan
  • Task 4b: Revise your action plan
  • Task 4c: Test Your Plan
  • Task 4d: Implications for Future Practice
  • Course Evaluation
  • Task 5: Evaluation Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed