Posts Tagged ‘education’

Should Art be added to STEM?

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

A new White Paper, Exploring STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics, written by Elizabeth Dayton for the Sierra College STEM Collaborative, considers adding art to STEM.  

According to Dayton, “The value of including art and innovation as part of our national effort to encourage careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is multifaceted.” The paper explores the evidence in support of adding arts and innovation to our national effort to encourage STEM education and careers.

Read this paper to learn about the evidence that indicates adding art to STEM can better prepare students to meet industry’s needs for creativity, imagination and innovation: Exploring STEAM Science Technology Engineering Arts & Math E Dayton Sierra College STEM.

ASME & ENGAGE offer everyday engineering examples on Jan 29

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Fast, Easy Ways to Use Examples from Students’ Everyday World,” will be presented in a free webinar sponosred by ASME and ENGAGE (Engaging Students in Engineering). The webinar is supported by the National Science Foundation. Topics include:

  • Free, downloadable lesson plans
  • Examples to use in Freshman Engineering, Physics, Thermodynamics, Dynamics and Properties of Materials
  • How to integrate Everyday Examples in classes
  • The impact using Everyday Examples