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 to Offer Virtual Field Trips of Polar Bear Migration

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.

NWEA Aligns MAP for Science With Next Generation Standards

The Northwest Evaluation Association has aligned its Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) for Science assessment with the Next Generation Science Standards.

Union City Schools Beefs up STEAM Efforts with 3D Printing

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.

White House Computer Science Symposium Recognizes Pennsylvania STEM Programs

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.

South Dakota College Students Use Pokemon Go to Teach STEM to Fourth Graders

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.

International School Nord Anglia Collaborates with MIT to Produce STEAM Curricula

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 Forges Partnerships to Bring New Content to K–12 Classrooms

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.

North Carolina District Chooses Hybrid Textbook for Physics Classes

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.

NAEP Science Scores: Younger Students Rack up Gains; Not So Seniors

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.

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