STEAM: Integrating Education with Life
This free course is focusing on a contemporary educational philosophy, known as STEAM education.
This course is focusing on a contemporary educational philosophy, known as STEAM education. STEAM is the integration of five main disciplines: **Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics**.
The core idea of STEAM philosophy is to provide meaningful experiences by **linking education to the real-world**.
STEAM education is also intended to develop various skills needed for the work force such as problem solving and critical thinking. The course presents suggestions and recommendations for infusing STEAM into the educational systems in the Arab region by focusing on the school culture, how teachers work and interact, and how students learn with an emphasis on **quality**.
Whether you are a **teacher, student or parent** this course can be of interest to you.
What you’ll learn
Identify the main characteristics of STEAM education and why it is needed in the Arab region
Illustrate how people learn through describing the role of the brain and the importance of social interaction
Demonstrate two STEAM teaching strategies: project based learning and inquiry based learning
Discover the pros, cons and requirements needed to apply STEAM education in schools with a focus on school culture and developing professional learning communities
Design STEAM interdisciplinary unit plans
Recognize the main assessment strategies in STEAM education