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UC San Diego Extension STE[+a]M Classes at the Elementary Institute of Science

UCSD Extension provides classes in advanced and creative fields for students 8th to 12th grades. Classes are offered on Fridays from 3:30 – 5:30. Examples of classes include video game programming and robotics. For more information, please contact UCSD Extension at 858.534.3402 for more information. *Cost varies...

A Video Game That Teaches You How To Code

Sarah Guthals, alum of the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego, STEAM leader “I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think,” Steve Jobs said in a lost interview from 1995. But for a...

UCSD, Country Day partner for innovative summer tech program

Middle school students will build remote-controlled cars, make illuminated clothing and learn the basics of video game programming during a summer science and engineering program offered at La Jolla Country Day School, in connection with UC San Diego Extension. The new three-week program, titled Summer STE[+a]M,...

UC San Diego STE[+a]M Camp This Summer

UCSD K-12 and La Jolla Country are happy to offer four such courses this summer at La Jolla Country Day School. Students must enroll in two of the courses – one for the morning session (9:00 am – 12:00 noon) and one for the afternoon...

Only Artists Can Make the Difference

Declaring October as Art and Humanities Month, President Obama made the observation that "Educators across our country are opening young minds, fostering innovation, and developing imaginations through arts education. Through their work, they are empowering our Nation's students with the ability to meet the challenges...

The Art of Teaching Science

The Art of Teaching Science emphasizes a humanistic, experiential, and constructivist approach to teaching and learning, and integrates a wide variety of pedagogical tools. Becoming a science teacher is a creative process, and this innovative textbook encourages students to construct ideas about science teaching through...

Fluid Sculpture – Science and Art Integration

The concept of STEM to STEAM continues to catch on across the country. Regardless what many short sighted members about the value of arts education, they miss the point. Art is a key element in producing well balanced approches to STEM. The sheer nature of...