BIOCOM Institute supports STE[+a]M Connect

2/24/13 Last night over 100 community members talked about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) topics at the San Diego Children’s Museum. The event was hosted by an organization known as STE[+a]M Connect which provides a forum for community collaboration and a collection of resources...

The Arts Education Partnership

A first-of-its kind, ArtsEdSearch™ grew out of a need for high quality, centrally located, and user-friendly information on the essential role the arts play in developing students’ creative thinking, problem solving, communication, and collaboration skills—attributes many education and business leaders identify as important in...

The U.S. Needs to Make More Jobs More Creative

The U.S. jobs data referenced in this post/study further supports the need for incorporating Arts into STEM education - for allowing creative, innovative thinking in technical fields....

Why Creative Teaching is Essential For the Information Age

There’s a belief in this country that every student should graduate from high school with the same standard set of knowledge. This standard curriculum is lengthy, and states spend many years—and plenty of money—creating fancy bullet-pointed lists of the subjects students are expected to know....

TEDxDelft – Theo Jansen – A new breed of beach animals

Theo Jansen is a Dutch artist and kinetic sculptor. He builds large works which resemble skeletons of animals that are able to walk using the wind on the beaches of the Netherlands. His animated works are a fusion of art and engineering; in a car...

Arts & Culture in San Diego: Will You Join the Party?

Whether talking about the upcoming Balboa Park centennial, the I.D.E.A. district or a particular museum exhibition, IMPACT attendees couldn’t helped but be moved. After all, being a San Diegan is about more than where we live and work. It’s about where we play and enjoy...

Symphony of Science – Onward to the Edge!

A musical celebration of the importance and inspirational qualities of space exploration (human and robotic), as well as a look at some of the amazing worlds in our solar system. Featuring Neil deGrasse Tyson, Brian Cox, and Carolyn Porco. "Onward to the Edge" is the...

Symphony of Science – the Quantum World!

A musical investigation into the nature of atoms and subatomic particles, the jiggly things that make up everything we see. Featuring Morgan Freeman, Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku, Brian Cox, Richard Feynman, and Frank Close. ...