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It’s been fifty years since Sesame Street started captivating students and educators alike, and ten since the show launched STEM-specific segments. With catchy songs and witty skits, it’s no surprise that children who grew up watching the show credit it as being one of their first teachers. Read on to find out how the show is helping students learn about STEAM and STEAM.
STEAM has been a major focus in education for years. According to data from the ACT, 45% of 2018 high school graduates intended to pursue STEM majors in college. As schools start implementing new STEM tools and curriculum to better prepare students for the modern world, they face a new challenge─ how can STEM apply to subjects that aren’t Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math?
Schools have been introducing STEAM education initiatives at a steady pace. As Friday – National STEM/STEAM Day – approaches, here are a few ideas for bringing STEAM to life in the classroom.