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Cross-curricular Problem Solving
We’ve learnt more about the human brain in the last ten years than we have in all the previous centuries combined. Everything we are now discovering from neuroscience is telling us that if we wish to develop innovative and creative students we have got to use strategies from the Arts in the teaching of the Sciences.
This module serves as an introduction to STEAM education and focuses on how integrating the arts into the STEM areas gives teachers new outlooks and the capacity to provide students with the skills they need to be more successful in learning and applying STEM content.
A Renaissance Person is someone whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas—such a person is known to draw on complex bodies of knowledge to solve specific problems. Leonardo da Vinci was an...
An invention and more specifically technological invention is the process of devising and producing by independent investigation, experimentation, and mental activity something that is useful and that was not previously known or existing. Art, imagination, and...
In the 21st century, it is essential to assess students’ skills, understanding and application across multiple content areas. Using digital tools for this can be useful. There are more tools than ever to help teachers...
Art and science both hinge on discovery, and discovery requires thinking out of the box. STEAM—the integration of music, visual arts, and drama into daily STEM instruction—is proven to enhance student achievement in STEM subjects....