Integrating science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) skills, Studio G projects build confidence, grit, and the belief that everything is possible in life and in the world.That's exactly what I think has been missing in the entire STEM debate, an explicit recognition that creativity is an integral part of design and problem-solving in all fields.
This gives a whole new meaning to STEAMpunk.
High school students in Bertie County (NC) designed and built this farm stand. Read more about the program and how the hostility from NC school officials has driven Project H out of NC to more friendly Berkeley, CA.
I've been thinking about the point of STAR testing and how it has been perverted/subverted over the years. I am so glad that this is the last year our state has to go through this farce. But, I don't know how the common core will be implemented.