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Stem into steam

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The importance of adding the arts to STEM education, specifically for libraries.

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Stem into steam

  1. 1. S T E A@M E G N E GB E R T M ERIDIAN LIBRARY
  2. 2. There has been an increased emphasis placed on STEM (ScienceTechnology Education and Mathematics) Education. 78% of High School graduates in the U.S did not meet benchmark levels for entry level college courses in the subjects. As a result, the U.S. must rely on foreign STEM talent. Image Available Through Creative Commons License:http://www.flickr.com/photos/47108884@N07/4594962925 /
  3. 3. “Without beauty, creativity, and the deep, sustaining truths of history, philosophy, andliterature, …STEM learning is joyless.” -John Lithgow
  4. 4. Image Available Through Creative Commons License:http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesrbowe/3997189481/
  5. 5. We need to recognize the different ways people learn and integrate both into programs.Photo licensed from CreativeCommons user TZA:http://www.flickr.com/photos/tza/3214197147/
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  7. 7. Video http://youtu.be/GU425V3NSkECreatve Commons License from Trektrack:http://www.flickr.com/photos/trektrack/24583555/
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  9. 9. Focal Point How it relates to musicNumber and Operations: Counting beats(“how many” inDeveloping an a rhythmicunderstanding of whole pattern)numbers, including Comparing beats(“more,”concepts of correspondence, “less”)counting,cardinality, and comparisonGeometry:Identifying shapes Notation (notes are “higher”and describing or “lower”spatial relationships on the staff) Organizing patterns ofsoundsMeasurement: Identifying Tonality (“higher” or “lower”)measurable Pace (“faster” or “slower”attributes and comparing rhythms)objects by usingthese attributes National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. (2008). Curriculum Focal Pointsfor Prekindergarten through Grade 8 Mathematics.
  10. 10. Photo courtesy of ViaMoi through Creative Commons License:http://www.flickr.com/photos/viamoi/3342668477/
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  15. 15. Photo from Michelle Brea Creative Commons License:http://www.flickr.com/photos/itsallaboutmich/840084501/
  16. 16. • What do I want the outcome to be• How could the arts enhance it
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