Bernard Marr, best-selling author, keynote speaker, and futurist, tackles the growing popularity of STEAM as it adds "Art" to the mix.
Marr points out that proponents of STEAM education recognize the importance of creativity and innovation in the future to solve our problems.
Students who receive a STEAM education engage in experiential learning, collaborate with others, and persist in problem-solving as they take thoughtful risks and work through the creative process.
According to Marr, STEAM incorporates the benefits of STEM in and through the arts to give a more complete, well-rounded education. Read the Entire Article
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