STEM 4010

Project-Based Instruction


Foundations of project-based, case-based, and problem-based learning environments; principles of project-based curriculum development in mathematics and science education; classroom management and organization of project-based learning classrooms. Field component. No credit toward Education degree. Every semester. Prerequisites: university, STEM, and major department grade point averages of at least 2.75; STEM 3020 with a minimum grade of C or STEM Education program Co-Director approval. Admission to the STEM Education program. 


In PBI, you'll have the opportunity to teach a four-day lesson and create a Unit of lesson plans that revolve around a driving question.

katrina mccrackin teaching biology in a high school

Katrina McCrackin used gummy bears to teach a biology lesson in a local high school.


picture of a google site unit lesson plan

Kelsey Arnold used images to model the driving question of her unit.

picture of a google site unit lesson plan

Paula Jones organized her lesson plans and materials in weekly folders.