The M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: STEAM (STEM + Arts) program is designed to provide PreK-12 teachers with the ability to connect their transformative education practices with the scientific and mathematical principles of critical thinking, problem solving, and inquiry for their students.
This program also examines best practices for integrating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) principles across the curriculum, Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in Math and Language Arts, and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
Those wishing to complete this concentration should take the following courses. The STEAM concentration is fully online:
EDCI 561 Foundations of STEAM Education (3)
EDCI 562 STEAM Integration in the PreK-12 Classroom (3)
EDCI 563 From Theory to Practice: Developing a STEAM-Enhanced Curriculum (3)
EDCI 564 STEAM Program Leadership (3)