STEAM Education and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

By Matter & Form

STEAM Education and the Fourth Industrial Revolution By Matter and Form on December 20th, 2019 What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?  The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a societal shift that follows in the footsteps of the three other industrial revolutions that have occurred over the last 250 years. Whereas these earlier paradigm-shifts were defined by…

The Lego-Harris Poll and STEAM: Why Confidence in the Classroom Matters

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The Lego-Harris Poll and STEAM: Why Confidence in the Classroom Matters By Matter and Form on December 13th, 2019 What is the Lego-Harris “Confidence in Learning” Poll? Does confidence make students happier and more productive learners? What role does a hands-on learning environment play in reinforcing self-confidence? The Confidence in Learning Poll was conducted by…

5 Fascinating Careers That Use STEAM Skills

By Trevor Townsend

5 Fascinating Careers That Use STEAM Skills By Matter and Form on December 6th, 2019 Given that many K-12 classroom curriculums still follow the traditional educational approach developed during the Industrial Revolution, it’s worth asking: do siloed classrooms, lectures on abstract concepts and repetitive memorization exercises still meet the learning needs of the current generation…