The Future Awaits: STEM and You
6th through 12th grade curriculum for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students
Overview/Introduction: What is this curriculum?
The Primary Goals of this STEM Curriculum
What you NEED to know before teaching these STEM Lessons
Common Core Connection
Suggested Rubric (grades 6 to 12)
Unit 1- STEM Basics
Lesson 1: What is STEM?
Lesson 2: Are sports part of STEM?
Lesson 3: Is ASL part of STEM?
Lesson 4: Is cooking part of STEM?
Lesson 5: STEM as part of our everyday lives
Unit 2- Exploring STEM Careers
Lesson 6: What is a Scientist?
Lesson 7: Deaf professionals in STEM careers
Lesson 8: Changing technologies
Lesson 9: Why Students should be interested in a STEM Career
Lesson 10: Cool STEM Careers
Lesson 11: Meet more Deaf professionals working in STEM careers
Lesson 12: Possible STEM Careers: Computers
Lesson 13: Exploring Current STEM Jobs
Lesson 14: Possible STEM Careers of the Future
Unit 3 - Choosing a Major
Lesson 15: Introduction to STEM
Lesson 16: Meeting Deaf and Hard of Hearing College Students who are STEM Majors
Lesson 17: Exploring STEM College Majors
Lesson 18: Transition from High School to College
Lesson 19: Communication Access in College Classrooms
Lesson 20: Communication with Peers and Co-Workers
Lesson 21: A Typical Day in College
Lesson 22: The Importance of English Skills
Lesson 23: Interviewing Skills
Lesson 24: Family Backgrounds
Lesson 25: Life Goals
Lesson 26: Learning American Sign Language
Lesson 27: Words of Advice
Lesson 28: STEM College Planning Resources
Unit 4 – How are STEM concepts changing the world?
Lesson 29: Gamification
Lesson 30: Deaf CAN! How can YOU change the STEM field and educate hearing people on how Deaf people can be involved in STEM?
In Their Own Words: Deaf College Students in STEM programs Videos
Meeting Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students who are STEM Majors
Introduction to STEM
Transition from High School to College
Communication Access in College Classrooms
Exploring STEM College Majors
Communication with Peers and Co-Workers
A Typical Day in College
The Importance of English Skills
Learning American Sign Language
Words of Advice