AdvancED STEM Certification
PRESENTATION OF EVIDENCE
AdvancED STEM Standard: STEM students have the skills, knowledge, and
thinking strategies that prepare them to be innovative, creative, and systematic
problem-solvers in STEM fields of study and work.STEM LEARNERSST1.1 - The STEM school/program supports non-traditional student participation through outreach to groups often underrepresented in STEM program areas.
ST1.2 - Students work independently and collaboratively in an inquiry-based learning
environment that encourages finding creative solutions to authentic and complex
ST1.3 - Students are empowered to personalize and self-direct their STEM learning
experiences supported by STEM educators who facilitate their learning.
ST1.4 - Students use technology resources to conduct research, demonstrate
creative and critical thinking, and communicate and work collaboratively.
ST1.5 - Students demonstrate their learning through performance-based
assessments and express their conclusions through elaborated explanations of
STEM EDUCATORSST1.6 - The interdisciplinary problem-based curriculum includes a focus on real
ST1.7 - STEM educators collaborate as an interdisciplinary team to plan, implement,
and improve integrated STEM learning experiences.
ST1.8 - STEM learning outcomes demonstrate students' STEM literacy necessary
for the next level of STEM learning and for post-secondary and workforce readiness.
ST1.9 - STEM teachers and leaders participate in a continuous program of
STEM-specific professional learning.
STEM EXPERIENCESST1.10 - Community, post-secondary, business/industry partners and/or familiesactively support and are engaged with teachers and students in the STEM program.
ST1.11 - Students are supported in their STEM learning through adult-world
connections and extended day opportunities.