STEM/STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and the Arts
Here you'll find articles and resources for STEM+Arts education, also known as STEAM. Topics include science, technology, engineering, math and arts education and range from research reports to feature articles to profiles of makerspaces to news about new STEAM and STEAM initiatives in schools.
Discovery Education is teaming up with Polar Bears International to offer a series of free, live, virtual field trips during the annual polar bear migration in Churchill, Manitoba.
The United States government’s chief technology officer recognized Pennsylvania’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs at a recent White House event to champion STEM education in the United States.
The Northwest Evaluation Association has aligned its Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) for Science assessment with the Next Generation Science Standards.
New Jersey's Union City School District has adopted 3D printing technology as part of a district-wide science, technology, engineering, arts and math curriculum.
Did you know that Pikachu, Squirtle, Eevee and Mewtwo can help teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts to elementary school kids? The popular Pokémon Go characters are part of a project at Dakota State University (DSU) in Madison, SD. Juniors in a technology in education class used the smartphone-based augmented reality game late last month to teach local fourth graders concepts such as photosynthesis, gravity and the transformation of electricity.
Nord Anglia, a network of 43 international K–12 schools, is collaborating with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) curricula.
Canvas, the online learning management system by Instructure, is partnering with several standards-aligned content providers to enable teachers to easily pull content into their classrooms.
As a step toward meeting one of its strategic priorities, a major district in North Carolina has adopted a hybrid solution for its physics curriculum.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
- By Vince M. Bertram, Ed.D.
The Nation's Report Card for science is in, and scores have shown improvement, at least for grades 4 and 8, if not grade 12.
- By Dian Schaffhauser