Are you looking for some ways to STEAM up your summer or to learn more about this exciting integrated approach?  We’ve gathered up our favorite resources this month which focus on bringing the arts in and through STEM.  Everything from tools to books to conference and classes is covered right here.  Take a look!

STEAM Resource Roundup, Education Closet

Conferences:

Teacher Art Retreat 2014

St. James Lodge, Hampton NH | August 4-6, 2014

http://theinspiredclassroom.com/teacherartretreats/tar14/

 

Summer Vision DC 2014

Washington, DC | July 22-25, 2014

http://www.arteducators.org/learning/naea-summervision-dc

 

The Arts and Passion-Driven Learning

Harvard University, Boston, MA | August 4-6, 2014

http://www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe/programs/prek-12/portfolio/arts-and-passion-driven-learning.html

 

Edcamp STEAM Resource – free to attend!

Linwood Middle School, North Brunswick, NJ | August 5, 2014 | 8:30AM-3:15 PM

http://www.edcampsteam.org

 

Connectivity Conference 2014: Gathering STEAM Resource
Online | July 22, 2014
https://educationcloset.com/connectivity 2014

 

Classes or Workshops:

Deep Space Sparkle 

Art Education eCourses

http://www.deepspacesparkle.com/e-courses-2/

 

MoMa on Demand

Instructor-led and Self-Guided online courses

http://www.moma.org/learn/courses/online#courses

 

STEM & STEAM Resource online eCourse

5 week instructor-led online course

http://shop.plpnetwork.com/stem-steam/

 

Designed to STEAM Resource online course

This self-paced course gives you the resources, tools and templates you need for STEAM success.

https://educationcloset.com/courses/designed-to-steam

 

Tools and Resources:

Inventing a Better World: Design Thinking through STEAM Education, eBook by Theresa McGee

iPads in the Artroom: Website dedicated to the ins and outs of using iPads creatively.

Chromville App: Create a 3D world from your pictures

STEM to STEAM Locator: find out where there are STEAM happenings going on across the world.

DevArt: Art made with online codes

Cardboarders: explores how to design using cardboard

TACCK: organize lessons, share presentations, and upload images into a beautiful (temporary) website in seconds.

Google Storybuilder: create collaborative stories and set them to music instantly.

 

Do you have any resources that we may have missed this month?  Share them out below in the comments area so that we can all discover the great STEAM Resource opportunities that are popping up everywhere!