ArtsFest to feature works with recycled material – STEAM

Carol Rolf/Contributing WriterPublished September 13, 2015 at 12:00 a.m. PHOTO BY: William Harvey   Alice Guffey Miller of Monticello will create a community sculpture made from recycled CDs and DVDs in the fountain at Simon Park as part of Conway ArtsFest, which will begin Sept. 26 and continue...

Urban Academy students are news kids on the block in East Village

By Edward L. Abeyta & MaeLin Levine | 5:30 p.m. Aug. 28, 2015 Downtown San Diego will soon be rejuvenated by the daily presence of an unlikely new group of East Villagers: schoolchildren and their teachers. The Sept. 2 grand opening of the Urban Discovery Academy (UDA)...

Full STE[+a]M Ahead Week 1- Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation San Diego

Posted by Jacobs Center It’s summertime, but that doesn’t mean vital education is taking a back seat for Diamond Neighborhood kids. With the Full STE[+a]M Ahead program kicking off last week, students from local schools have been engaged in interactive learning courses focused on science, technology, engineering,...

STEAM Rising: Why we need to put the arts into STEM education.

 By Anna Feldman On Wednesday, June 17, Future Tense—a partnership of Slate, New America, and Arizona State University—will host an evening event in Washington, D.C., on designing the 21stcentury. For more information and to RSVP, visit the New America website. Imagine a high school dance class in...

Integrating Art with STEM Education | Océane Boulais | TEDxBocaRaton

Through the power of a paintbrush, Océane Boulais illustrates the essentiality of art integration into STEM education to create STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). From Leonardo Da Vinci to Albert Einstein to Steve Jobs, the presence of STEAM has been the driving force...

Reflections from STE[+a]MConnect 2015

Between the Welcome Reception at SILO in Makers Quarter and the conference at Qualcomm, we welcomed nearly 600 attendees! We kicked off the conference at SILO in Makers Quarter on Wednesday evening, surrounded by a beautiful installation created and built by 16 NewSchool of Architecture...