|Graduate Course Details|
|Title||Connecting Science, Math and Technology to Workforce and Community|
This course will help teachers strengthen students' understanding of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by applying a direct experience in the STEM workforce to curriculum and instruction. Participants will experience a full time summer externship in a STEM career setting related to their teaching field and engage in research and activities development, synthesizing instructional strategies that bring what they learn into their classrooms. Participants will use their ""real world"" experiences as vehicles to make learning content meaningful and introduce their students to STEM careers. Prerequisite: Initial teaching license and current teaching position. Department consent required. Co-requisite: Acceptance into a full time teacher externship arranged through Salem State College.