Mae Jemison is an astronaut, a doctor, an art collector, a dancer ... Telling stories from her own education and from her time in space, she calls on educators to teach both the arts and sciences, both intuition and logic, as one — to create bold thinkers.
From STEM to STEAM
As research in neuroscience shows, arts activities enhance creativity, problem solving, memory systems, and analytical skills--all critical for achieving STEM success. Outlines teacher-tested techniques for fitting the arts into STEM classrooms.
The STEM to STEAM initiative, championed by the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), is supported by teachers, researchers, policy makers, students, and businesspeople from RISD and beyond. Includes case studies, news and resources.
Provides a forum and a collection of resources to bring a diverse group of stakeholders (non-profits, education, business, policymakers and our communities) together for cross-discipline collaborations.