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Sir Ken Robinson – Can Creativity Be Taught?

Published on Aug 30, 2014 “If there was a moment when our crisis in education hit critical mass it may well have been the date Sir Ken Robinson’s TED talk went up on YouTube. In just 19 minutes his wry but eviscerating presentation gave voice to...

At STEAM Schools, Arts Are Woven Into The Curriculum

Article Reference   STEM education--that's science, technology, engineering, and math-- has gotten lots of buzz over the past few years. But some educators say it's the arts that are truly necessary for students to become more creative. StateImpact Ohio's Amy Hansen takes us to Canton to introduce...

Kickstarter Campaign – CodeSpells: Express Yourself With Magic

Become the most powerful wizard the world has ever seen by crafting magical spells in code. When we were young, wizards like Gandalf and Dumbledore struck a chord in our minds. We spent hours pretending to be wizards and casting epic imaginary spells. Now, we want...

24 Apps, Games, and Websites Teachers are Using in STEAM Classrooms

Ellen Holderman • March 6, 2014 Categories: Products, Teaching and Learning, Technology integration In February, we highlighted apps, games, and websites that support science, technology, engineering, art, and math learning (STEAM). And we invited educators to write Field Notes telling us how technology supports their teaching in these subject areas. Of the many Field Notes teachers...

Schools bring design thinking to students

New learning theory being introduced at two San Diego North County campuses By Gary Warth8:38 A.M.AUG. 17, 2014 While innovations in teaching seem to come and go every few years, two North County school districts are so committed to one new method that they’ve named soon-to-open schools after...

VOTE for us before Sept. 5! STEAM session at SXSWedu

. - See more at: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/37466#sthash.Z9MpCPvj.dpuf Saura Naderi lit up the TEDxSanDiego stage wearing an illuminated sign that spelled out her name. She proceeded to dazzle us with her efforts to instill inner-city girls with a joy for engineering by "packaging the hard stuff with fun...

Merging Art and Business in the College Curriculum

John M. Eger Become a fanDirector of the Creative Economy Initiative at San Diego State University (SDSU) is also the Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communications and Public Policy Clearly something is happening in universities across the country. This week San Diego State University is launching a Music...