Music is highly beneficial to students – and every educator knows how children enjoy it. Research demonstrates that music education positively impacts academic performance, assists in developing social skills, and provides an outlet for creativity that is crucial to a development.
With the start of a new calendar year comes an opportunity for reflection. As you consider the improvements you made professionally in the past year, look forward to new areas for growth in the year ahead! If you’re an educator looking to implement or improve your STEAM instruction, our list of STEAM goals for 2023, will help you and your students kick off the new year with confidence.
Make 2023 the year that your school deepens its STEM and STEAM practice. Start the year fresh with some engaging, exciting, and immersive STEAM projects. We gathered our best resources to spark STEAM ideas for educators—from elementary education up to eighth grade!
STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) education is more than just a hot topic in schools across the nation. Increased emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in education started picking up traction in the past decade, and art was added to the mix as an essential component more recently. As these skills become more important in growing industries, early educators are finding innovative ways to incorporate STEAM concepts into curriculum.
Summer school provides the perfect opportunity to implement STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) curriculum! In this article, we’ll explore ways to create summer enrichment opportunities through a STEAM summer learning program. Plus, download the free Creating a Highly Successful STEAM PBL Program Checklist.
Whether you’re an administrator or educator, one of the single most important things you can instill in your students is how to fail well. Productive failure is a critical skill for future academic and career success—and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) lessons are particularly suited to teach it.
Any experienced STEAM teacher can tell you that while instructor guidance is highly important, student voices should remain central. In this article, we discuss the importance of and how to cultivate discourse, questioning, and reflection during STEAM projects.