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One Of My Greatest Life Decisions: Becoming An Engineer

Shraddha Chaplot | Posted 06.30.2015 | Impact
Shraddha Chaplot

Have you ever believed that you could do or be anything? That in your heart and gut, you knew that you were destined to change the world in your own way, exciting, empowering and enabling so many others so they may do the things they never thought they could?

We Are Not so Different: Science and Religion

Marion Leary | Posted 06.05.2015 | Religion
Marion Leary

I am an agnostic scientist who happens to also be fascinated with the world's religions, especially the Abrahamic religions -- Christianity, Judaism and Islam.

11 Economies Shaking Up the World of Work

Blair Forlaw | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Blair Forlaw

Did you catch the headline last week about Amazon Prime's new same-day service? Online shoppers in some markets who place an order before noon can now get their packages later that very day.

Everyone Can Heart Science

Marion Leary | Posted 05.01.2015 | Science
Marion Leary

My advice to those kids, and to all kids, is to keep thinking outside the box, think up, and work on, solutions that seem unconventional. Because it is the unconventional people just like them who have moved STEM fields forward, and it will be the unconventional thinkers like them who will continue to do so.

Disney Challenges Kids To Use Their Best STEAM Skills To Imagine The Future

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.24.2015 | Good News

All aboard! American education is moving forward with full STEAM, and Disney has hopped on board with a special challenge. In anticipation of ...

Meet the Entrepreneur Who's Designing Her Company as a Work of Art

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 06.20.2015 | Technology
Melissa Jun Rowley

In today's modern entrepreneurial ecosystem where a number of over-worked, hyper-functioning people don't take time to smell the roses, viewing one's business as a work of art may be the answer to visionary commitment. This approach is what keeps Bethany Kolby, CEO of the London-based creator of educational DIY kits, Technology Will Save Us (TWSU), happily on point.

From Geek to Chic: Our Nation's Most Innovative Makers

Jayme Cellitioci | Posted 06.09.2015 | Science
Jayme Cellitioci

As a designer of children's science and creativity-based programs, maker is a popular buzzword in my world, but I find it exciting to know that it has seeped its way into common vernacular.

STEAM: Person, Place or Paradigm Shift?

Allison Gaines Pell | Posted 05.12.2015 | Education
Allison Gaines Pell

Children are capable of more than many want to give them credit for. The STEAM movement is popularizing this idea, and giving schools ways to think about language, time and space to make that idea real.

The Value and Importance of the Arts and the Humanities in Education and Life

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

We challenge our students to develop life-long skills such as analytical thinking, clarity in written and spoken expression, collaboration, and creativity.

Arts Integration Works Says Portland's "Right Brain Initiative"

John M. Eger | Posted 10.26.2014 | Education
John M. Eger

RBI was launched in 2008 by a unique collaboration of artists, art and cultural organizations, school districts, governments, businesses and donors who believed in the concept of "arts integration."

Developing Tomorrow's Talent

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 07.19.2014 | Impact
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

People today generally agree that the goal of education is to convey knowledge. But if all the world's knowledge is instantaneously available online via a mobile device, how does that affect what we need to teach in schools and through other educational channels?

Partners in Education Week

Michael Kaiser | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

These are people who are fighting on the front lines of arts education: teachers, administrators, arts managers who are united in the belief that a solid arts education is a crucial component of a comprehensive curriculum.

STEM or STEAM? We're Missing the Point

Vince Bertram | Posted 05.26.2014 | Education
Vince Bertram

What exactly is STEM education? It's much more than science, technology, engineering and math, which are usually taught as discrete subjects with math down one hallway in the school and science down another.

Picking Up STEAM in San Diego

John M. Eger | Posted 04.29.2014 | Education
John M. Eger

Next Friday, corporate technology leader, Qualcomm, will play host to a unique one-day forum organized by non-profit STEAM Connect, spelled STE [+a] M...

Creativity and Science: The Perfect Couple

Jayme Cellitioci | Posted 04.20.2014 | Science
Jayme Cellitioci

Alongside a national agenda to increase STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) literacy, there is a parallel track of growing attention being placed on creativity.

Challenges for Women in the Arts: Reflections on the MAKERS Conference

Lia Chavez | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Lia Chavez

The feminists I know are intriguing creatives, entrepreneurs, mothers and lovers; we love our lingerie and our men (not necessarily in that order), and are passionate about excellence, human dignity, empathy, collaboration and co-creation.

Applause for the Education Mission of Museums

John M. Eger | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
John M. Eger

It is a time to publicly acknowledge the vital role of museums, to salute the people who contribute their life to make them meaningful ... and, to thank them for their commitment to educating our young.

Lessons Learned While Starting the Biggest Creative Endeavor of My Life

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Jun Rowley

Meditation must come first. It's an instrumental practice for checking in with yourself -- taking a moment to realign with your ultimate vision.

And The Word is STEAM

John M. Eger | Posted 02.06.2014 | Arts
John M. Eger

Last month, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL), Co-Chairs of a Congressional Caucus committed to putting A (the...

Microsoft Discovers The Xbox Isn't Going To Make Everyone Happy

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.12.2013 | Technology

Some may have believed that the Xbox One bashing would have died down after Microsoft dropped the most controversial features of its forthcoming game ...

STEM + the Arts Boosted by U.S. and U.K. Reports

John M. Eger | Posted 09.10.2013 | Impact
John M. Eger

Within weeks of the release of a report by a Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences, established by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences,...

Is this the year for STEAM ?

John M. Eger | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
John M. Eger

Maybe it's time for the Congress to put the A into STEM. Major provisions of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010--also known as the STEM...

The Arts Are Not a Luxury

John M. Eger | Posted 07.18.2013 | Arts
John M. Eger

It's really time to stop tiptoeing around the vital role of the arts in education. Maybe it's also time for the Congress to put the A into STEM. Maj...

Empowering America's Rising Workforce--Latina Girls--in Computing and Innovation

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel

It recently came to my attention, that throughout the nation, young men and women who are Latino are, unfortunately, caught on the wrong side of the digital divide.

Building the STEAM Renaissance, the Era of Light & Achievement

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
Melissa Jun Rowley

During the last three months, I've had the privilege of collaborating with a group of profoundly compassionate and brilliant teens. They have reclaimed the elements that many times over have made the U.S. great -- imagination and action.