Creativity is the Secret Sauce in STEM

Photo credit: Shutterstock Article from http://www.edutopia.org/blog/creativity-secret-sauce-in-stem-ainissa-ramirez Humans have a few basic needs: air, food, water, clothing, shelter, belonging, intimacy and Wi-Fi. (OK, the last one is not really on the list.) Regardless of my attempt to be funny, what is no laughing matter is that we have primary...

UC San Diego Extension STE[+a]M Classes at the Elementary Institute of Science

UCSD Extension provides classes in advanced and creative fields for students 8th to 12th grades. Classes are offered on Fridays from 3:30 – 5:30. Examples of classes include video game programming and robotics. For more information, please contact UCSD Extension at 858.534.3402 for more information. *Cost varies...

Butler students get jobs through Arts Integration course

The Wallace Elementary School for Integrated Arts employs mostly Butler graduates. This high employment rate has to do with the elementary education courses offered at Butler, and the strong ties that Butler has with the Wallace School. Butler is connected with The Wallace Elementary School of...

10 Innovative Projects That Take Learning From STEM to STEAM

by Jessica McFadden Looking to incorporate art and design into your STEM subject learning? Here are 10 cool STEAM suggestions we found from School Specialty. These STEAM projects will help your students grasp science, tech, engineering and math concepts through the creative process. 1. Homage to the...

‘The Hidden Code’: An Embrace Of Art And Science

MARCELO GLEISER iStockphoto On Thursday, the Boston Museum of Science will premiere The Hidden Code at the Charles Hayden Planetarium, a multimedia piece by Paul Miller (aka D J Spooky). The piece combines music, stunning visual effects and live readings to bring science to the general public...

Bay Area: Contra Costa County Office of Education’s STEAM initiative

Contra Costa County Office of Education's STEAM initiative ~ SAVE THE DATE ~ California Conditions of Learning Symposium: Engage, Teach, and Lead January 28, 2016 To build capacity through integrative and innovative practices that support professional learning and student achievement. San Ramon Valley Conference Center, 3301 Crow Canyon Rd, San Ramon,...

New Workshops for Teachers Strengthen STEAM Education

See more at: http://www.sesp.northwestern.edu/news-center/news/2015/08/osep-new-teacher-workshops-steam-kentucky.html#sthash.wlzxiKzs.dpuf As a leader in STEM education innovation, the Office of STEM Education Partnerships (OSEP) offered new workshops for K-12 teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) this summer. A new professional development series featured STEAM, which adds the arts to STEM....