NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

STEM Curriculum

EDUC 600




Instructor: Jane Laux

Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Monday, August 18, 2014 - Sunday, October 19, 2014

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $375 + textbook

Course Description:

This course focuses on a deeper level of using the Engineering Design Process in STEM Education through trans-disciplinary unit implementation and assessment.


  • Model Digital Age Work and Learning ( NETS-T3)
    • Participate in a Transdisciplinary design
    • Collaborate with students, peers, parents and community members to support student success and innovation
  • Create Trandsiciplinary STEM Curriculum
    • Create inquiry based and design focused learning targets
    • Utilize 5E teaching and learning and UBD
    • Create units with community connection
  • Design standards/competency based performance assessments
    • Employ formative feedback
    • Utilize field expertise to provide feedback
    • Utilize summative feedback, redesign and supplemental instruction

Required Student Resources:


PBL For 21st Century Success The Buck Institute For Education

PBL 101 Workbook The Buck Institute For Education

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