What is S.T.E.A.M.?
It’s a philosophy of education that embraces teaching skills and subjects in an a way that resembles real life.
How will S.T.E.A.M. Improve Learning?
Simply put, S.T.E.A.M. reflects real life.
Jobs in the real world are interdisciplinary. We need to educate children in how subjects integrate and work together. They need to develop diverse skills sets and a passion for exploration and growth. We don’t need children to memorize random facts anymore. We have so many facts at our finger tips now.
S.T.E.A.M. embraces the 4 C’s identified as key in 21st Century Education: Creativity, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Communication.
Most importantly, by incorporating inquiry based principles and an highly adaptable framework to suit students of various needs, S.T.E.A.M. helps to foster a love of learning. The most important gift an education should give a student is a love of learning.