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In this climate of economic uncertainty, America is once again turning to innovation as the way to ensure a prosperous future. Yet innovation remains tightly coupled with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – the STEM subjects. Art + Design are poised to transform our economy in the 21st century just as science and technology did in the last century. We need to add Art + Design to the equation — to transform STEM into STEAM. STEM + Art = STEAM STEAM is a movement championed by Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and widely adopted by institutions, corporations and individuals.

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Gaining STEAM: Teaching Science Through Art Breaking down the walls between art, hard sciences and math, a new crop of educators is designing curricula that allow these subjects partner with one another, encouraging holistic learning. Across the country, teachers and administrators are coming to a similar conclusion: art informs science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and vice versa. Consequently, they are pioneering new methods of teaching that combine disciplines which have been isolated from one another under traditional educational models.

Journals at Claremont 167 papers to date74,563 full-text downloads to date19,698 downloads in the past year Updated as of 12/22/18 Welcome to The STEAM Journal, a transdisciplinary, international, theory-practice, peer-reviewed, academic, open access, online journal with a focus on the intersection of the sciences and the arts. The STEAM Journal integrates perspectives from a variety of contexts and fields. STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. What is a wealth enterprise? - WE Family Offices A wealth enterprise is formed when a family begins to think of and manage their wealth like a business. Over decades of working with families like yours, we have seen that families beat the odds and sustain their wealth by managing it as a professional endeavor, tapping into the same processes and best practices that were used to create the wealth in the first place. To create a wealth enterprise, they: Establish a clear purpose for their wealth and manage it with a long-term strategyHave a clear understanding of everyone’s role involved in managing their wealthSeek out and purchase, at the right price, the financial products that are right for themObtain robust reporting capability that allows them to measure progressEstablish effective decision-making processes, with transparent governance structures in placeContinually evaluate each provider’s effectiveness in managing their wealth What does this mean for you?

A teacher’s guide to mentoring in STEM There was once a girl named Beth who loved the environment. She took every course that her school offered in biology and environmental science. The teen studied science because she felt that it made her look smart. She also cared about environmental issues and liked to work outdoors. But she did not study science because she was passionate about it.

The STEAM Journal Welcome to The STEAM Journal inaugural issue - Luminare - Volume 1, Issue 1 published on 3/13/13 Light exists in many forms and exists in many places, likewise we hope the 33 items (and the cover art) in this first issue of The STEAM Journal will shed light on STEAM. Please take a few minutes to take a survey: Covers STEAM cover of the inaugural issueTransdisciplinary inaugural cover team, Chris Brownell, Aisha Najera Chesler, Nancy Guarneros, Heather Maynard, Monika Moore, Christopher Munshaw Rodriguez, Dominique Ovalle, Tara Prescott, Meghana Rao, Natalee Salcedo, and Jesse Standlea

She Was a Computer When Computers Wore Skirts She Was a Computer When Computers Wore Skirts By: Jim Hodges Katherine Johnson was 90 on Tuesday, an apt date because it also was National Equality Day. Not that she ever thought she wasn't equal. "I didn't have time for that," said Johnson in her Hampton home. RESOURCES for designers - software, books, websites Experience Design 1, Nathan Shedroff. Lots of graphics and dense type can be a bit hard to take at times, but the ideas, recommendations and references are well worth the effort. An inspiration for anyone involved in design of on-screen experiences (July '03) Eric Meyer on CSS: Mastering the Language of Web Design, Eric Meyer.

Mae C. Jemison - Biography - Doctor, Astronaut Mae C. Jemison is the first African-American female astronaut. In 1992, she flew into space aboard the Endeavour, becoming the first African-American woman in space. Synopsis Mae C. Jemison was born on October 17, 1956, in Decatur, Alabama. Critiques: tag, teams & The List IT WORKED FOR ME (submitted by Cindy Lowrey, Cleveland, Ohio) Thumbtacks and beyond It's been a while since I've been in the classroom, but I remember critiques well. The long, painful silences and more stirring in seats than children in bed on Christmas Eve. I used the thumbtack trick all the time, but my technique was that each student got one thumbtack and placed it on the piece they thought was working the best. I like your idea better. If you have time, using two colors & having a "second look," probably yields more "chosen" pieces.

Your daily action plan This is an NLP-tweaked version of the well-known ‘to-do’ list. Although not a pure NLP method it is very valuable and is a technique that I have been including in courses for over 25 years as a means of managing thinking and emotions – and preventing too much self-talk or emotional over-whelm. Get things on paper The Daily Plan is a practical technique for reducing mental stress and pressure. It provides you with a means of getting your thoughts in order, especially at the end of the working day so that work-related ‘to-do’ thoughts don’t interfere with sleep or produce insomnia. Self Talk Thinking

Badass engineers shut down sexist trolls with #ILookLikeAnEngineer Sometimes it can be difficult to see the brighter side of the tech industry, especially for women. But there are quite a few individuals who are willing to take on the task of highlighting diversity in their field. On August 1, engineer Isis Wenger wrote a short essay for Medium about her experience as a woman in working in the technology industry. Image: Medium Isis Wenger 5 tips for better crits 5 tips for better critiques 1) State the obvious (it may not be) If you want students to take part, they need to know what to talk about. Are you critiquing formal design properties or overall visual impact? Concept or technique? Process or final product?

5 NLP Techniques That Will Transform Your Life - Simona Rich In this post I’ve listed some of the most impactful techniques that will help you change behavior, get better results and attract more positive experiences. 1. Dissociation It’s easy to react to something negatively and then become stressed or upset about it. For example, if your partner drives you crazy and you get angry in response.