10 Performance-Based STEM Projects for Grades 45 provides 10 ready-made projects designed to help students achieve higher levels of thinking and develop 21st-century skills while learning about science, technology, engineering, and math. Projects are aligned to national standards and feature crosscurricular connections, allowing students to explore and be creative as well as gain an enduring understanding. Each project is linked to national STEM education goals and represents one of a variety of performance assessments, including oral presentations, research papers, and exhibitions. Included for each project are a suggested calendar to allow teachers to easily plan a schedule, mini-lessons that allow students to build capacity and gain an understanding of what they are doing, as well as multiple rubrics that can be used to objectively assess the performance of students. The lessons are laid out in an easy-to-follow format that will allow teachers to implement the projects immediately.
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||9 - 10 Years|
About the Author
Todd Stanley is the author of 10 teacher education books including "Project-Based Learning for Gifted Students: A Handbook for the 21st-Century Classroom." He was a classroom teacher for 18 years and is currently the gifted services coordinator for Pickerington Local Schools, where he lives with his wife and two daughters.