Candidates examine an integrated approach to the teaching of national and state mathematics, science and technology (MST) standards in the context of real world problem solving. Candidates explore strands of mathematical study: problem solving, reasoning and proof, communication, connections, representation, number sense and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, probability and statistics and two major strands of science study: life and physical science. Candidates incorporate constructivist and project based teaching and assessment techniques in MST lesson/unit planning and instructional projects that address the needs of diverse learners.
The Hudson River Teacher Center partnered with NYIT to offer courses leading to an Advanced Certificate of Graduate Study in S.T.E.M. This 18-credit program is available at a discounted rate of $500 per credit. Registrants will apply to this program via NYIT's application online system: http://www.nyit.edu/admissions/apply Upon enrolling on MyLearningPlan.com, Registrants must submit a registration fee in the form of check in the amount of $220 to: NYPTI, c/o NYIT Bldg 66 Rm 217, 300 Carleton Ave. Central Islip, NY 11722.
Upon acceptance into the program, students will submit tuition payment in the amount of $1,280 per course directly to NYIT . Registrants must submit a registration fee in the form of check in the amount of $220 to: NYPTI, c/o NYIT Bldg 66 Rm 217, 300 Carleton Ave. Central Islip, NY 11722.
*Please note credit card, district billing, and district purchase orders are not an option for the registration fee for this program. Registrants must submit a personal check to NYPTI in the amount of $220 for the registration fee.
PLEASE NOTE: Application fees can be waived by using the code GTEACH upon registration on NYIT's site. STEM applicants DO NOT NEED to include GRE scores. Send all application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org for expedited processing.