The STEAM program at Nativity is aimed at cultivating students interest in
What is STEAM?
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math
Where will STEAM be Taught?
While most will take place in the classroom some will take place in the newly renovated Learning Commons. The Learning Commons, which was originally the Church and then the Gym, was renovated in 2018 to create a new library space, study huts
Why Add STEAM?
“The arts” (including liberal arts, fine arts, music, design-thinking, and language arts) are critical components to innovation, and that the concept is not about giving equal or more time to STEM or arts, but to incorporate, where appropriate, the artistic and design-related skills and thinking processes to student-learning in STEM.” – John Maeda
STEAM is a natural addition to Nativity’s already robust curriculum and something we have been doing for years. With the addition of our STEAM Instructional
- Encourage natural curiosity
- Attracts more students to STEM fields
- Allow for more
- Promote collaboration across disciplines
Nativity’s STEAM Goals
5 yeargoal: Fully integrated STEAM across all instruction K-8 3 yeargoal: Set an example for other schools to follow
- 2018-2019: Use the STEAM lab as much as possible
- Use technology in effective and innovative ways