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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. Syntactic Theory of Visual Communication Paul Martin Lester, Ph.D. Professor Department of Communications California State University at Fullerton Fullerton, California 92634 VOX: 657/278-4604 FAX: 657/278-2209 VAX: (c) 2006 There can be no words without images. ---Aristotle Archeologists in the year 3706 uncovering the buried ruins of any major city in the world will no doubt find text on billboards, storefronts, traffic signs, and so on in the languages we know and use today.

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

Thoughts Open-Source Curricula Open-sourced curricula from the MBA in Design Strategy program are now located here . Articles (also in Italian ) 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.

Ancient Sanskrit Online: Lesson 10 The world of the poets of the Rigveda was governed by laws of Newtonian orderliness, represented by a group of abstract nouns of complex meaning. One of these, vratá 'holy law, divine commandment', was described in the introduction to Lesson 7. Of similar complexity are dhā́man 'foundation, just law, precept', related to Greek θέμις and English doom, and dhárman 'support, fixed order', both of which are found in the Lesson 10 text, together with r̥tá (see below), a word which is repeated in the last two verses, joining them together into one grammatical sentence.

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.

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?