How can teachers harness the power of STEM education and learning in the primary curriculum? This book gives practical STEM ideas for the classroom and supports teachers to make the most of opportunities for rich STEM experiences across the primary curriculum. This book:  – Explores the nature of STEM education and why it matters  – Highlights the opportunities for STEM learning across the curriculum  – Supports teachers to design and innovate engaging STEM learning experiences  – Includes a chapter on STEM in the early years.

The arts in Stem: Steam

The arts in Stem: Steam
Helen Caldwell

Introducing STEAM

The arts can enhance different stages of a STEM investigation by adding an additional channel of communication with an audience, which may simply be other members of the class, the wider school community or further afield. At the beginning, the arts might offer an inspirational impetus by being part of the learning trigger or prompt. While work is ongoing, the arts can help to make connections between learners. Towards the end of a project, the arts can engage an audience and communicate results. Seen in this way, explicit art within STEM-based activities can act as bridges to communicate ideas with others. The arts may be enfolded into any part of ...

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