[STEAMBrief] Catch up on the latest in STEAM

The Latest News & Updates


The Art School Brand: Something in the Way We Teach: HuffPost
STEM + Art: A Brilliant Combination (subscription required): Ed Week
Art, for Children’s Sake (subscription required): Ed Week
MIT takes new approach with STEM concept videos: MIT News


San Diego Zoo Global’s Tech to Reconnect Series Part 3: Dec. 10
Enhancing STEM: The ARTS Effect: Call For Support 
Dramatic Results Job Announcement: Arts Integration Director
2015 National Coalition of Girls’ Schools Conference (Dec. 12): Call For Proposals
STEAM Park in the works: Durango, Colorado


+ Is the U.S. Focusing Too Much on STEM?: The Atlantic 
+ Why don’t more minority students seek STEM careers? Ask them: Science Codex


Capitalism Needs Design Thinking: Harvard Business Review
What are the policy-related updates in your region? Share with us.
+ Add to the Map: Join us in keeping the STEAM Map current

Register to attend the 3rd and final session of the Tech to Reconnect conversation series on Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 6:30 – 8:00 PM at the San Diego Zoo.This event will conclude the three-part series discussing methods in which technology furthers natural discovery and exploration.Part Three speakers will share experiences in supporting creative communities, leveraging rapid prototyping tools and empowering natural exploration. For more information visit: techtoreconnect.org

[Event Spotlights]

For all events listed on STE[+a]MConnect, please view our events calendar.

5th Annual San Francisco Bay Area STEAM Colloquium

Date: Jan. 30
Location:  San Ramon Marriot
Description: This year’s Full STEAM Ahead: Designing for Learning will concentrate on designing for the future, for early learners, for integration and for leading. Register here.

Winter 2015 Online STEAM Conference

Date: Feb. 7
Location: Online
Description: The 2015 Connectivity Conference in Arts education includes presenters, exhibitors and attendees from all over the world. Save your seat here

STE[+a]MConnect Conference

Reception: March 4, 2015
Conference: March 5, 2015
Location: Qualcomm Hall
Description: Early Bird registration for the conference begins Dec. 16th! #STEAMConf15.

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[About STE[+a]MConnect]

STEAMConnect is a grassroots organization based in San Diego that convenes the education community, nonprofits, industry and policymakers and provides STEAM resources and best practices to further the STEM and STEAM movements across the US. It produces quarterly Full STEAM Ahead networking events, an annual conference and the biweekly STEAMBrief newsletter. STEAMConnect was co-founded by UCSD Extension and KDR PR in 2012 and is a fiscally sponsored project of Mission Edge San Diego.

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