From STEM to STEAM: Using Brain-Compatible Strategies to Integrate the Arts

From STEM to STEAM: Using Brain-Compatible Strategies to Integrate the Arts

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A is for artsand for the advantage students gain when you integrate the arts into daily STEM instruction. As research in cognitive and social neuroscience shows, arts activities enhance creativity, problem solving, memory systems, and analytical skillsall critical for achieving STEM success.

Now David Sousa, the best-selling author of How the Brain Learns, teams up with veteran arts educator Tom Pilecki to bring you

Details of brain research connecting STEM and the arts
Teacher-tested techniques for fitting the arts into STEM classrooms
Sample lesson plans across K-12
A worksheet template for designing your own arts-integrated STEM lessons
Tips for managing time and collaborating
Real-life examples and anecdotes
Strategies for involving the whole school community in STEAM initiatives

The main objective of both art and science is discovery. Help your students make that connection and STEAM on to academic success!

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Author D. A. Sousa, T. Pilecki
Publisher Corwin Press
Publication Date 3/2013
Edition No
Pages 288
ISBN No
ISBN13 9781452258331

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