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STEM Education Is Vital–but Not at the Expense of the Humanities

Politicians trying to dump humanities education will hobble our economy [caption id="attachment_6404" align="alignleft" width="591"] Credit: Nicolas Ogonosky[/caption] Kentucky governor Matt Bevin wants students majoring in electrical engineering to receive state subsidies for their education but doesn't want to support those who study subjects such as French literature....

Arts-Concerned Californians Are Speaking Up!

    Today, the Trump Administration announced its proposed budget for FY2018.  As feared, it has taken the unprecedented action of calling for the entire elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), as well as the Corporation for...

STEAM @ the 2017 San Diego County Fair

Summer Steam Maker Festival This one day event will move to the Arena this year on June 14 and is put on in collaboration Steam Maker Workshop. Kids get to take a free field trip to the Fair, attend the festival and explore all other educational...

High Notes: The Case for Music Education — The STEAM Channel

Students, administrators and academic researchers demonstrate the value of learning music in school as they show improvements in English and Math test scores, class attendance rates, cognitive development, self-esteem and the ability to work with others. Featured are Francisco Escobedo, the superintendent of the Chula...

Sally Ride Science @ UC San Diego – STEAM Series

EQUITY IN STEAM EDUCATION - Register Here In today's global economy, a high-quality education is no longer just a pathway to success ̶ it is a prerequisite. Because economic progress and educational achievement go hand in hand, educating every American student for success in a new...

Blurring The Lines Between High School and College

John M. Eger, ContributorZahn Professor of Creativity and Innovation is also the Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communications and Public Policy, and Director of the Creative Economy Initiative at San Diego State University (SDSU). For some time, The College Board enables high school students to earn...

Design Thinking Takes Center Stage

By John M. Eger John M. Eger, Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communications and Public Policy is also the Inaugural Zahn Professor of Creativity and Innovation, and Director of the Creative Economy Initiative at San Diego State University (SDSU). The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU))...

Trump Reportedly Plans To End National Arts Funding

His administration may shutter the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. That’s not good. 01/19/2017 01:53 pm ET | Huffington Post Claire Fallon Culture Writer Well, having art and culture sure was cool while it lasted! President-elect Donald Trump plans to dramatically slash...