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STEAM feature items: 

New 2015 STEAM Pyramid!
This year's updated verstion provides a more thorough break down of the Arts categories
Georgette Yakman will Keynote at the Arkansas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development June 21-24, 2015, Hotsprings, AR - "The Background of STEAM and Educator Implementation"

This month’s STEAM Education news includes:

This Month's List of STEAM Lesson Plans Added for Our Members!

News & Stories Relevant to STEAM Educators

STEAM Education Professional Development in Minneapolis May 18-19! Purchase your seat before May 4th for a $50 discount!

2015 STEAM conference in May

Bernie Sanders Proposing Legislation for Free Public Higher Ed for American Youth 

Arts-Based Education Will Power the Creative Economy

ASEE - K-12 Teachers of Engineering PD Matrix   

*See #A5 (STEAM), A7-1 (STEAM) & A10 (STEAM), B1-1 (STEM), C2-2 (STEAM)


Why Are These 3 Stem Fields Dominated By Women?

Science, math and art valued more than technology in education poll

Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures

Art for Art’s Sake? The Impact of Arts Education

Research shows cutting arts education a loss to all

Actually, Louis C.K. was right about Common Core — Ravitch

Obama, Wowed by Young Scientists, Announces New STEM Pledges

Where to find culturally diverse literature to pair with your required curriculum

News & Stories Relevant to STEAM Subjects

The Science of Soil

Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures

Old New Jersey Factory to House Earth’s Largest Vertical Farm

 Dutch nursing home offers rent-free housing to students

The Dutch Village Where Everyone Has Dementia

STEAMy Ideas - Things to use for the STEAM Classroom

STEM Students say “Smile”

World Map of Innovation

Shoes That Grow: Guy Invents Sandals That’ll Grow 5 Sixes in 5 Years To Help Millions Of Poor Children

Now You Can 3-D-Print With Food Waste, Just Like You Always Wanted

Video Walkthrough: Automatic Garden Watering and Data Logging with Arduino

A fun way to introduce learning the skeletal system.

Space Saving Furniture

Hole Punch Flipbooks by Scott Blake

Events and Opportunities

Future Engineers Create Rube Goldberg™ Machines for Goodyear's STEM Career Day, Hosted at The University of Akron

Apply to pilot test Music to My Ears: An Acoustical Engineering Challenge!

STEAM Training
STEAM Trainings

Only 3 weeks left until our Minneapolis Camp May 18-19! You can register for it here:  
In 2013-4 and so far into 2015, there are 1519 educators who were trained in the US on research-backed PBL-styled STEAM Education implementation practices from 32 states & 4 foreign countries: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, Korea, China, Italy, and Guatemala
There were 33 staffs trained in 16 states: AL, AZ, CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, MA, MN, MO, NC, OR, SC, TX, and VA.

STEAM camps for educator certifications are selling out! With a framework for these field experts to work with and to help evolve to continually better define and use the growing network, communication and results are impressive.

Hello, Educators interested in STEAM!

There are a lot of exciting things going on in the STEAM Education world. This newsletter is where we can share what is happening with the educators, programs, students, communities and businesses. The STEAM Education program is a collaborative effort of all the people in it. 


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