Pre-service Teacher Training in STEM: a Teaching Experience


The aim of this work is to evaluate the design of the subject ICT as a teaching resource in science and mathematics taught in the Bachelor's Degree in Primary Education of the Universitat de València, during the academic courses 2013-14 and 2014-15. The analysis is based on the works of the students and their responses to a questionnaire. The purpose of the subject is to train pre-service teachers in the STEM discipline to make them able to teach Science and Mathematics in an integrated way throughout the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). The results show a high interest of the students in the subject, the design of activities and the cooperative work. However, some difficulties are identified related to the interdisciplinary teaching of science and mathematics in elementary courses. The application of ICT in the STEM teaching is an opportunity to develop the teaching competence.


Pre-service teacher training; Elementary Education; Teaching proposals; STEM; ICT


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