Sweetwater Unified School District STEAM Summit

    Event Details Click here to view the Steam Summit Workshop Schedule Sweetwater Union High School District is pleased to present the first annual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Summit on May 6, 2013. The purpose of the STEAM Summit is to recognize, highlight, and promote STEAM...

Saudi artist plans Arab state’s first artist-run foundation

Source: http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Saudi-artist-plans-Arab-states-first-artistrun-foundation/29350 Amen Art Foundation will support emerging artists and encourage art education By Gareth Harris. Web only Published online: 29 April 2013 Abdulnasser Gharem with one of his stamp works The Saudi conceptual artist Abdulnasser Gharem plans to set up the Arab state's first artist-run foundation in Riyadh in light...

How Technology Is Changing How Teachers Communicate With Students

Source: Teachthought.com Link As technology becomes more commonplace in classrooms, teachers from preschool to higher education are finding innovative ways to use technology to provide feedback to their students. Some educators rely on popular tablet computers to communicate with their students both inside and outside the classroom,...

STE[+a]M Related Presentations

  The presentations listed in this section provide information, examples, and a connection to STE[+a]M.     How Do You Design For Creativity? by Bud Caddell on Feb 06, 2011 How Do You Design For Creativity? View more presentations from Bud Caddell Creative Thinkingby Tony Yoo on Jul 28, 2010 Creative Thinking...

Green STE[+a]M Commmunities via UC San Diego

Green STEAM Communities is a group of researchers, educators, and activists. Our core mission is to facilitate mutually beneficial collaborations between local communities and institutions of higher education in ways that advance environmental, social, and food justice as well as the vision of the engaged university. Engaged...

Green STE[+a]M GPS Technology & Botanical Art

Source:  ArtPlantae Today  STEAM Journal Link The focus on technology, plants and art this month has been both fun and stressful. How does one even begin to blend a discipline as ancient, traditional, moving and beautiful as botanical art with the bells, whistles and modern-day graphics of technology? My...

Convergent and Divergent Thinking Styles – The foundation for STE[+a]M

Source: http://www.learningandteaching.info/learning/converge.htm Hudson (1967) studied English schoolboys, and found that conventional measures of intelligence did not always do justice to their abilities. The tests gave credit for problem-solving which produced the "right" answer, but under-estimated creativity and unconventional approaches to problems. He concluded that there were two different forms of thinking...