Equipping All Students for Success in STEM

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Equipping All Students for Success in STEM

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This course satisfies the Diversity & Inclusion requirement for the School Culture Advocate Certification. Learn more at www.safeschoolsacademy.org/sca.

Course Description: Over the last decade, new vigor and vitality has been focused on students succeeding in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses. With a desperate need for the United States to stay competitive in an increasingly globalized economy, more resources are being poured into educational and training programs to increase the number of qualified STEM professionals. Historically, women and marginalized community groups have accounted for a small portion of those pursuing STEM careers. However, more effort is being utilized to address this.

This course will examine the best practices to make STEM courses accessible to at-risk students and marginalized populations. Topics will include white privilege in science, barriers for marginalized populations, and strategies for making the content accessible for all students. In will include best practices for differentiating content for students of color, women, English learners, and students with disabilities. At the end of the course, participants will reflect on the interdisciplinary connections between standards and develop an implementation plan for best practices.

This is a one credit course.

Click here to view the full course syllabus.

Upcoming sections:
October 6, 2019 - October 26, 2019
November 3, 2019 - November 23, 2019
December 8, 2019 - December 28, 2019
January 5, 2020 - January 25, 2020
February 9, 2020 - February 29, 2020
March 8, 2020 - March 28, 2020
April 12, 2020 - May 2, 2020
May 10, 2020 - May 30, 2020
June 7, 2020 - June 27, 2020
June 28, 2020 - July 18, 2020

Course Fees (💵😱 THE SAVING: $35 License Renewal and $135 Grad Credit for online courses now through 10/20! 😱💵)

License Renewal - $35
Para credit - $35
Graduate Credit - $135
Audit - $35

If you have any questions or would like to pay with a check, please contact academy@iowasafeschools.org or call 515.381.0588.

Participants are limited to 12 graduate credits per semester (Fall, Spring, Summer).

Cancellation/Refund Policy
All course cancellations or requests to change credit type must be received in writing or electronically at least fourteen days prior to the class start date. All refunds requested before this deadline will be subject to a $40 cancellation fee per course cancelled. No refunds will be issued on cancellations received after this deadline, however, we can move you to a future session of the same course if possible. Iowa Safe Schools reserves the right to cancel any course in the event of insufficient registration, in which case a full refund will be issued. Cancelled courses may be rescheduled at a later date.

Sale Policy
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Transcripts
Please allow up to two weeks for transcripts to be processed following a course end date. Request your transcripts by going to http://www.safeschoolsacademy.org/transcripts.

 

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