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What Letter Should We Add to STEM?

Oct 08, 2014 | 12-part series Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg, Sam Price-Waldman, Nadine Ajaka At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of academics within some of America's top universities to debate how STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) could be benefitted by another letter....

AoSL’s Innovation Launch

When: Oct. 16 Where: Balboa Park Grand Ballroom Join us in our continued support of The Art of Science Learning at their San Diego Innovation Launch event on October 16. Celebrate and learn along side of AoSL's Incubator for Innovation teams that have developed innovative projects addressing...

California, the Arts and the Creative Economy

John M. Eger  For the state that is home to Silicon Valley and high tech invention, to Hollywood and the single largest export in the world: theatrical films, it has always been a mystery why so few dollars were spent on the arts. In fact, the...

Arts Integration Works Says Portland’s “Right Brain Initiative

John M. Eger Director of the Creative Economy Initiative at San Diego State University (SDSU) is also the Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communications and Public Policy The study released today tracking student progress over a 5 year period, was conducted by WolfBrown, a leading research and...

Happier Students, HIgher Scores: The role of the arts integration

by Matthew Lync   The arts have always had a secondary place in K-12 learning. If you doubt that statement, think of the first programs to go whenever budget cuts are implemented – music, fine arts and even physical fitness which includes dance. I’ve yet to hear...

Dream Rocket Project on Kickstarter from September 1 – October 10, 2014.

The International Fiber Collaborative (IFC) was formed to create deeper learning experiences through art, collaboration, and cross-curricular themed programming for individuals and their communities. IFC’s current initiative, The Dream Rocket Project (DRP) launched in 2009, is collecting 8,000 works of art that will be stitched...

18 Apps Every Creative And Artist Type Should Download Right Now

The Huffington Post  | By Katherine Brooks Mobile devices like iPads and Androids have transformed the way we experience boredom. No longer is a wayward commuter forced to play Snake or Tetris, occupying themselves in a hardly satisfying, and utterly pixelated virtual reality....

San Diego Youth Symphony! STEAM Leader!

Spotlight on the Community Opus Project Until a few years ago, San Diego’s Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) had no music program to speak of: the school district had cut music education from most of its 45 schools, and no longer employed a full-time music...