Drew Charter School (PK-12), Atlanta, GA. STEAM (Science, Technology,
Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) is Drew Charter Schools
map to a successful academic experience for its students. Learning
is a STEAM environment, coupled with Project-Based Learning (PBL),
sets the stage for students to solve real-world problems. Students
are taught with an interdisciplinary approach with an emphasis on
the design thinking process and problem solving leading to application.
This allows Drew students to develop skills such as critical thinking,
collaboration, communication and creativity, all important abilities
needed for success in the 21st century.
Public Schools (MN): Middle schools in Mounds View have readapted
curriculum to focus more on preparing students in the concepts of
science, technology, engineering and math often referred
to as STEM. In fall 2012, all middle schools will add an arts component
to this approach, turning STEM into a standards-based STEAM program.
Lemonade Stand -- Erpenbeck Elementary wrapped up their project
to help those strong kids battling childhood cancer with their tasty
lemonade. Students and staff spent the week helping raise money
for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation.