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 Are you looking for schools that have STE(A)M programs  or are a school
where this is the THEME or FOCUS of the whole school?

Nice video Joanne.. definitely plan to add this to our Create Make Learn
community.
http://vimeo.com/98760774

Lucie


On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:08 PM, Joanne Finnegan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Interestingly, this just came through my Facebook feeds. It's really worth
> the time to watch the whole thing.
> http://vimeo.com/98760774
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 12:58 PM, Elizabeth McCarthy <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> I like what you're saying Joanne, stay on your soapbox! STE*A*M is a
>> more accurate picture of the innovative and creative approach to real world
>> problem solving. http://www.edutopia.org/stem-to-steam-resources
>>
>> *Elizabeth McCarthy, MAT*
>> *Digital Learning SpecialistGoogle Education Trainer*
>> Google+google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy
>> <https://www.google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 12:20 PM, Shirley Ferguson <
>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>> Joanne,
>>> I'm totally there with you!!
>>>
>>> Shirley
>>>
>>> Believe in what we are able to do together.
>>>
>>> Shirley Ferguson, PhD
>>> Director of Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and Technology
>>> Integration
>>> Orange Windsor Supervisory Union
>>> 3590 VT Route 14
>>> South Royalton, VT 05068
>>> 802-763-8840 ext.114
>>> 802-763-3235 fax
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 11:54 AM, Joanne Finnegan <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> As a former math and computer science teacher, I love the fact that
>>>> STEM is once, again, a focus. Yes, I've been around long enough to see that
>>>> pendulum swing back and forth a few times. However, I hope that the arts
>>>> will not be left out. It has been proven that early music instruction
>>>> improves math scores. There are so many ways math skills, especially
>>>> fractions, can be taught with music connections. Geometry? The connections
>>>> with nature and art are simply amazing. When I taught computer programming
>>>> many of my students got more interested and excited when they could choose
>>>> a programming project that could include an artistic outcome. Websites or
>>>> tools created by people without artistic skills? Boring! Companies are
>>>> looking for well-rounded individuals to fill their engineering positions,
>>>> not just math/science skills. Please, let's focus on STEAM in Vermont, not
>>>> just STEM.
>>>>
>>>> Off my soapbox!
>>>>
>>>> Joanne
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 10:16 AM, David Wells <[log in to unmask]
>>>> > wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi folks,
>>>>>
>>>>> I am looking for examples of elementary schools with a STEM focus.
>>>>> Any ideas about schools that are knocking it out of the park?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>
>>>>> David
>>>>>
>>>>> --
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>>>>> Vermont School Principal
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