M.Ed. in Teacher Education: Integrative STEM Education K-12

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Program Description

The Master of Education in Teacher Education: Integrative STEM Education K-12 is designed for certified teachers and other educators interested in learning how to develop rigorous, relevant, innovative and engaging integrative practices for incorporating STEM principles across disciplines while ensuring that learners are able to apply STEM content, concepts and skills in both academic and real-world contexts. Upon completion of this program, candidates who hold a Pennsylvania Level I or II teaching certificate can apply to add the STEM Education PreK-12 Endorsement to their existing teaching certificate.

Program Adviser

Dr. Diane Fine

Delivery Mode

Global Online (100% online delivery)

Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation  (CAEP, formerly NCATE)

Approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education

Curriculum 

Course Credits
EDE 701  Standards Aligned Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction  3
EDE 750*  Foundations of Integrative STEM Education K-12 3
EDE 751  Building Scientific Literacy and Understanding Through Inquiry 3
EDE 752  Mathematics as Problem Solving 3
EDE 753  Integrative STEM Pedagogy and Instructional Design 3
EDE 754  Creating Innovative Measures of Learning for Integrative STEM Learning Communities 3
EDE 755  STEM Teachers as Leaders 3
EDE 769  Integrative Project in STEM Education 3
RES 800  Methods of Research 3
TED 775  Integrating Technology in Elementary/Middle School STEM Curriculum 3
Total 30

* EDE 750 must be taken during the student's first semester.

Clearances

Pennsylvania Act 24, 31, 34, 114 and 151 clearances (or appropriate clearances for non-Pennsylvania residents) are required for field-based course registration but not admission. Applicants may be admitted to the program but will not be able to register for field-based courses until all of the up-to-date clearances are submitted.

Program Webpage

www.calu.edu/academics/online-programs/stem-teacher-education/index.htm