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STEAM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math

Parent Education Night: "Neuroscience of the Brain"

"Neuroscience of the Brain" STEAM Education with Dr. Kenneth Wesson

 

Ever wonder what we mean by "STEAM education"?  Why is Central Park Elementary focused on a brain-based integrated approach to learning? How does this method best meets the needs of our students?  

 

Dr. Kenneth Wesson answer these questions and more in the Central Park Elementary Parent Education Night Talk.

 

Read an excerpt from Dr. Wesson's article, "Education for the Real World."

 “Brain-considerate” home and school learning environments seek to soften the artificial academic borders that were initially created to make instruction and testing less complicated, making learning more difficult in the process. Ours should be “SMART” schools and homes, where we strategically organize learning experiences underscoring the synergies among Science, Mathematics, the Arts, Reading and Technology...Classroom instruction should occur where each of these topics is applied to the others, emphasizing their interconnectedness and linking them to the larger organizing body of what we call “knowledge.”

 

Solar Eclipse Assembly

 

Central Park STEAM/PBL Expo

 

 

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Learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math

STEAM + Project-Based Learning: Real Solutions From Driving Questions (video)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/H7LHsL0iB_w?rel=0

 

 

 

 

What is STEAM?

by EducationCloset

http://educationcloset.com/steam/what-is-steam/


 

 

STEM Education Overview (video)

by BBHCSD Media

https://www.youtube.com/embed/5GWhwUN9iaY?rel=0

 

 

 

 

STEM to STEAM

http://stemtosteam.org/

 

Learn More About Computer Science in Education

Why Computer Science for Every Child (video)

by code.org

https://www.youtube.com/embed/GsagBkLXtRE?rel=0

 

 

 

 

What Most Schools Don't Teach (video)

by code.org

https://www.youtube.com/embed/nKIu9yen5nc?rel=0

 

 

 

 

Code Stars (video)

by code.org

https://www.youtube.com/embed/dU1xS07N-FA?rel=0

 

 

 

Computer Science is Changing Everything (video)

by code.org

https://www.youtube.com/embed/xJqSu1IbcHg?rel=0

 

 

 

Change the World, Hour of Code 2015 (video)

by code.org

https://www.youtube.com/embed/mFPg96gdPkc?rel=0

 

 

 

 

Mark Zuckerberg on the chance to learn computer science (video)

by code.org

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ABw4yPFbEjg?rel=0

 

 

 

 

Code - The New Literacy (video)

by code.org

https://www.youtube.com/embed/MwLXrN0Yguk?rel=0

 

 

 

Learn More About Engineering in Education

What's FIRST

https://www.youtube.com/embed/RqWQETtBlZg?rel=0

 

 

 

Inspiring innovation that bolsters in-classroom performance

https://www.youtube.com/embed/IpTyeGI7j1Y?rel=0

 

 

 

What is FIRST LEGO League Jr.?

https://www.youtube.com/embed/lNdTHFdSg5A?rel=0

 

 

 

 

What's FIRST LEGO League

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ydLJKFi0vHA?rel=0

 

 


 

 

 

2015 VEX IQ Challenge Overview

by Vex Robotics

https://www.youtube.com/embed/iigtoXbte2Y?rel=0

 

 

Program or Be Programmed