Social Emotional Learning in the STEAM Classroom

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2 Units
Online Self-Paced

Course Description

Discover the Importance of Social Emotional Learning When Combined with STEAM

In order for students to take risks, try new ideas, develop skills to help them work positively and productively with peers, and to help them integrate cross disciplinary thinking, a high level social emotional curriculum and classroom environment is necessary. This course critically analyzes the various Social Emotional Learning (SEL) methods and research background on the benefits of teaching through the lens of SEL and how it can support students in a STEAM setting. Throughout this course participants will apply a critical understanding of what SEL is, teacher and student tools for implementing SEL in the classroom, case studies of how SEL can be applied, and the opportunity to create a STEAM project that implements SEL practices while using a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS).

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12 educators, as well as other school professionals, including higher education faculty, that want to be informed on STEAM teaching.

Course Materials: There is no textbook requirement in this course.

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Course Date Units Price
EDU-X714R – 006 Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled 2 $317

Social Emotional Learning in the STEAM Classroom

Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled
Online Self-Paced
Michael Salamanca

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What You Will Learn

  • Creating a culture in the classroom that looks at the whole child
  • Design activities that have a Low Floor and High Ceiling
  • Create activities that allow all students access to the curriculum that engages all learners
  • Explore the implications and benefits of Social Emotional Learning in the STEAM classroom


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