In this session, participants will be given an introduction to the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) approach to learning. Through activities and discussion, participants will learn the history and benefits of using STEAM-based expereinces in the preschool or afterschool classroom.
Free Parking is available in the Jefferson Ave. Center parking lot at the SW corner of Long St. and Jefferson Ave. Please print parking pass available on the Action for Children website (click on “Parking” in “About” section). Some additional parking is available behind AFC weekdays after 5:30pm & on Saturdays – AFC staff will direct visitors on where to park. Disability parking is located next to the back door of our building. Please note that our front door is locked after 5 p.m. and on weekends, so class participants must enter through our back door (east side of building). Also note that the building will close 15 minutes after classes conclude. The temperature in our classrooms sometimes fluctuates, so please dress in layers so that you will be comfortable. For specific Professional Development policy information, go to www.actionforchildren.org
|Training approved for||
|Registration deadline||Sep 26, 2019|
|Number of open seats||18|
|Event Owner||Action for Children|
|Sponsor Phone||(614) 224-0222|
|Target Audience||Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator,Family Child Care,Parents/guardians|
|Age Groups related to content||Preschoolers,Schoolagers|
|Core Knowledge Area||N/A|
|Child Development Associate Area||To advance physical and intellectual competence|
|Early Learning and Development Standards||
Approaches Toward Learning
Cognitive Development and General Knowledge
Participants will be able to describe the components of STEAM.
Participants will be able to explain two benefits of STEAM.
Participants will be able to identify one strategy for implementing STEAM into preschool and school-age classrooms.