Susan Riley | July 2014

STEAM Resource Roundup: July

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!


Teacher Art Retreat 2014

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

Summer Vision DC 2014

Washington, DC | July 22-25, 2014

The Arts and Passion-Driven Learning

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

Edcamp STEAM Resource – free to attend!

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

Connectivity Conference 2014: Gathering STEAM Resource
Online | July 22, 2014 2014

Classes or Workshops:

Deep Space Sparkle 

Art Education eCourses

MoMa on Demand

Instructor-led and Self-Guided online courses

STEM & STEAM Resource online eCourse

5 week instructor-led online course

Designed to STEAM Resource online course

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

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!

About the Author

Susan Riley is the founder and CEO of She focuses on teacher professional development in arts integration, Common Core State Standards, 21st century learning skills, and technology. She is also a published author and frequent presenter at national conferences on Arts Integration and STEAM education. Susan holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the prestigious Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and a Master of Science in Education Administration from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She lives in Westminster, MD with her husband and daughter. Email Susan