Presentation Announcement: Oct 17th at the NCTM Regional Conference in Baltimore - STEAM: Mathematics as the Base of Interdisciplinary Education
Satellite Training Camp - June 24-25th in Washington, CT** Information Sheet & On-line registration
Great results are coming in from this year’s STEAM schools. Publication coming soon!
STEAM Education is recognized in a post by Stanley Beaman and Sears 4/1/13.
STEAM Elementary Career Night Newspaper Article - April 23 6-8 pm - University Place Elementary School - A great collection of STEAM Elementary projects & local professionals! See pictures on STEAM Education’s Facebook Page - *note article calls it a ‘math curriculum, it is an interdisciplinary framework. also we counted 250+ through the door! :)
Wiley Middle School in Winton-Salem, NC looks to become a STEAM magnet and has STEAM Certification training for 7th and 8th grade to have a fully trained STEAM Team of teachers in middle school for 2013-2014 school year.
Keynote given April 16th at the Emory & Henry College - B.G. Raines Education Forum in Abingdon, VA on: STEAM Up Education - a substantiated and reality-based framework for teaching across the disciplines for FUNctional literacy!
2013 STEAM Education Program Description
NEW STEAM Education Poster - FREE Download!
There is now a STEAM Congressional Caucus that “will work to increase awareness of the importance of STEAM education and explore new strategies to advocate for STEAM programs." The Caucus is led by Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D/OR) and Aaron Schock (R/IL).
There is a House Resolution #51 regarding adding the Arts to STEM (2 pages)
PLEASE sign the petition at: http://signon.org/sign/support-stem-to-steam-1.fb23?source=s.fb&r_by=7034604
** and, if possible, please comment that STEAM is already being done and for the Caucus to include the current movement and my research while looking at it as a national initiative.
STEAM Education: FUNctional Literacy for All!
A STEAM article, STEAMing up Massachusetts, was published in the Massachusetts MassTEC Express V4 Issue 3. Link Here.
STEAM professional development meetings will take place in AL, NC and PA this month!
Here is a video of a STEAM activity at UPES in AL.
GEORGETTE YAKMAN co-authored a paper with Hyonyong Lee for the Journal for the Korean Association of Science Education, V. 32 #6 entitled Exploring the Exemplary STEAM Education in the U.S. as a Practical Educational Framework for Korea
See the new download ‘Why STEAM,’ written for educators, administrators, business leaders and community members to explain why STEAM Education has developed, is implemented and the reasoning for its use and the successes for programs adding this framework.
Wiley Middle School in Winston-Salem, NC has a STEAM Educator Certified 6th grade team and will be rolling the STEAM program up through their middle school one year at a time! Their program is named: STEAM Innovators!
University Place Elementary School in Tuscaloosa, AL has a STEAM Educator Certified Staff and will be working towards becoming a fully Certified STEAM school during the 2012-2013 school year! Their program is named: STEAM Leaders in Motion!
The STEAM article came out in Middle Ground Magazine!
Recognizing the A in STEM Education
Article Description: What's missing in STEM education? The A! STEAM education incorporates the arts—liberal, social, and creative—into the traditional STEM model to help students make stronger connections among subject areas and to reality!
Middle Ground - August 2012 - V. 16 #1 P. 15-16 by: G. Yakman
http://www.amle.org/Publications/ MiddleGround/Articles/August2012/Article5/tabi d/2676/Default.aspx
The magazine is geared for middle school educators and is by subscription only.
Thursday of this week, Feb. 2nd, I will deliver the keynote address at a STEAM conference near SanFran: http://cocoschools.org/edsvcs/steam_colloquium.html
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