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The STEAM Movement in Education

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) is a very important topic in education. Many state that by integrating STEAM into classrooms and schools, we can help better prepare students for the ever-changing world and stay competitive in the global economy. Here are resources that will explain the STEAM movement, as well share ways you can integrate STEAM into your classroom and school.
A Collection By Jennifer Bond
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The STEAM Movement in Education
  • edweek.org
    edweek.org

    STEM vs. STEAM: Do the Arts Belong?

    10 minute read
    Jennifer Bond says:
    The addition of the "A" in STEAM has provoked much discussion in the educational world. Here is an article that discusses both sides.
  • STEAM Edu

    Webtool
    steamedu.com
    steamedu.com
    Jennifer Bond says:
    This company trains schools and educators on STEAM Education. There is a membership cost to become part of the learning community and receive resources.
  • Jennifer Bond says:
    This is one of the most comprehensive STEAM resources on the web! From daily magazines to lessons and digital conferences to PD Workshops, the Education Closet is sure to give you the support to integrate STEAM into your classroom/school.
  • Jennifer Bond says:
    This video, on the Teaching Channel, shares a design challenge for engineering involving edible cars. The great thing about this video is that you can see STEAM active in the classroom, complete with engaged and excited students. It also allows you to understand how a STEAM lesson can be set up, and it will give you an activity that you can use it your own classroom. After all...who wouldn't love creating an edible car!
  • Jennifer Bond says:
    This video gives you a peek into an EdCamp and the sessions that focus on STEAM. You will hear from teachers, see examples of the STEAM resources, and even get insight on what EdCamps are! If you haven't been to an EdCamp before, I highly recommend it. As a organization team member for EdCamp Detroit, I have had some of my best conference experiences at EdCamp!
  • docs.google.com
    docs.google.com

    STEAM Playground Session

    20 minute read
    Jennifer Bond says:
    This Google Doc. shares many tools and toys that can relate with STEAM. From the Makey Makey to Little Bits and Google Cardboard to zoo webcams, there are many resources in this collection. In addition, there are sites sharing classroom examples, after school STEAM programs, and special programs that highlight STEAM.
  • The Show Me Librarian

    Website Blog
    showmelibrarian.blogspot.com
    showmelibrarian.blogspot.com
    Jennifer Bond says:
    This site is PACKED full of amazing activities and resources for the STEAM classroom created by Amy Koester, The Show Me Librarian. The activities are separated by age levels, and she includes many great learning opportunities for preschool too!
  • edutopia.org
    edutopia.org

    Pivot Point: At the Crossroads of STEM, STEAM and Arts Integration

    15 minute read
    Jennifer Bond says:
    This Edutopia blog post created by Susan Riley, an Arts Integration Specialist, shares the background on adding the A to the STEM acronym and the importance for arts integration. This is something that I have believed in, as the arts are an essential to any type of creativity and innovation that will move our world forward regardless of the industry.