Can STEM Instruction Benefit from an Infusion of the Arts?

Since its inception as part of the public education system in the late 1800s, arts education has had its ups and downs, but currently...

How Dance Can Help Students in STEM Disciplines

A proof-of-concept study at North Carolina State University finds that participation in dance programs helps students – including those in science, technology, engineering and...

The Focus on Maths and Science Doesn’t Add Up. The Arts...

As a long-time maths teacher, the latest assessments by the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study and Programme for International Student Assessment make for tough...

Art Essential in Early Learning, Expert says, as Queensland kids channel...

PHOTO: Lindsey Maasdorp encourages her prep students to "have a go", even if it's Van Gogh. (Supplied: Lindsey Maasdorp) MAP: QLD Rather cut off your own ear than attempt...

More Evidence Favoring Art-Based Learning of STEM

At the “Learning and the Brain“ conference in San Francisco last week, neuroscientists and researchers explored the basic idea that “Brain Science (could be...

15 Ways Art Can Increase Innovation in Your Science Class

Imagine walking into a science classroom and seeing…paintbrushes?  And easels?  It may seem strange to those of us who grew up memorizing the periodic...

50 Ways To Integrate Art Into Any Lesson

As children, young children, everything meant playing and art. We saw the world as a playground and a canvass. It didn’t matter whether or...

STEM vs STEAM: Do the Arts Belong

A tug of war is currently looming between proponents of STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math) and advocates for STEAM lessons, which add...

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