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STEAM not STEM, Or the Decisive Role of the Arts in Learning

Having done quite a bit to promote the STEM agenda (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) recently, I changed tack last week to support the role of the Arts in the curriculum.

I came across this today which explains the importance of the Arts in education much more cogently than I was able to do (STEAM being the Stem subjects with the Arts included, as the basis of a broad and balanced curriculum)…

Neuroeducation – Learning, Arts and the Brain: Findings and Challenges for Educators and Researchers from the 2009 Johns Hopkins University Summit | STEAMnotSTEM.com
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I'm convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans. The solution is learning - creating independent and autonomous learners who can problem solve, innovate and create a better more equitable and sustainable world. My books, Future Proof Your School and Re-Examining Success together with this blog, explore how better learning outcomes for all can be achieved.

2 comments on “STEAM not STEM, Or the Decisive Role of the Arts in Learning

  1. laurawoodyard
    February 12, 2015
  2. Pingback: STEM – Does It Have Pitfalls? | The Learning Renaissance

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