STEAM Learning Network – Education reform in Florida is working

The STEAM Learning Network seeks to explore, refine and widely distribute methods for infusing arts-based techniques into the learning and retention of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) concepts across America. By incorporating successful practices from the performing and digital arts into the K-12...

Science, art combine to reproduce paintings from the past

Using laser and nanotechnology, scientists in Chicago have been able to go back in time and uncover how masterpieces from artists like Homer and Van Gogh might have looked like when they were first painted. Ben Gruber reports. ...

STEM-A: Expands STEM education through arts immersion

The STEM-A mission is to expand STEM education through arts immersion. Our goal is to spark life-long passions in STEM subjects, fostering sustainable future for STEM education, career and community development. Our goal is to facilitate growth and education in STEM-A philosophy and pedagogy, implementing...

STEM +Arts: Agnes Chavez Leads Education Effort in TAOS, New Mexico

he STEMArts project started in 2010 with a pilot program funded by LANL Small Grants, at Taos Academy in Taos New Mexico. Artists were brought in to teach STEMArts workshops that were then aligned with the national STEM standards. The STEMArts program continues successfully at...

President’s Committee Makes Strongest Case Ever for Arts Education

No doubt Obama was the first candidate for election to the Presidency to have an art and humanities plank. Early on he championed the idea that, "To remain competitive in the global economy, America needs to reinvigorate the kind of creativity and innovation that has...

A Creative Approach to the Workplace: How Green Are You?

In today’s knowledge-based economy, we cannot afford to stop learning after leaving the formal school system. In many cases, individual success and satisfaction in the workplace depends on continually learning in order to upgrade skills and acquire new knowledge. In a rapidly changing economy, it is...

Arts Education, Creativity and Innovation: Ana Luisa Cardona

Ana Luisa Cardona is an independent consultant in the arts, education, and creativity. She served as the Michigan Department of Education's Arts Education Consultant where she provided leadership in arts education curriculum, instruction, and assessment for the past 13 years. Founding president of NEA funded...