About the Series:

Research has shown that students who have access to the arts, as well as science and math, are more invested in learning, more motivated to attend and stay in school, and more apt to perform better in all subjects. That’s why STEAM education is becoming more common across the globe. STEAM Integration explores the theories, connections, creation, & practice of integrating STEAM in students’ lives. This 4-course series focuses on how to incorporate various standards within the STEAM content areas through project-based learning frameworks to create truly authentic STEAM teaching experiences. You will walk away from these courses with a series of strategies and resources that will empower you to create a STEAM integration initiative that works for you and your organization.

If you’d like to learn more about Industry 4.0 and how STEAM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math) fits and how to incorporate it, then these courses are for you. These courses are designed to work independently or collaboratively, depending on your needs.

This includes four full tutorials:

  • Course 1: Learn What STEAM is, the basic components, and why it is beneficial to your patrons.
  • Course 2: Learn the components that go into designing a STEAM program and become STEAM-focused in order to meet industry 4.0 standards and needs. Learn how the Engineering & Design Thinking processes fit into STEAM and how they help develop soft skills for future jobs.
  • Course 3: Understand the importance of technology as a component of STEAM. Explore how this fits with Industry 4.0 readiness. Understand how focusing on and integrating the elements of STEAM will help your students achieve more meaningful learning and better prepare them for the current and future workforce.
  • Course 4: Discover how to put STEAM into practice in your library. Get strategies and product recommendations that will ensure a successful STEAM program implementation.

Alicia Verweij is a seasoned educator, passionate about teaching children to think critically, problem-solve, and function in an ever-changing digital world in preparation for future careers. As a teaching veteran, she holds a Master of Education in Educational Leadership, a B.S. in Business Management, an Alternate Route Education Certification, and an endorsement in Gifted Education. Over the course of her career, she has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards based on her success in the classroom. Alicia is committed to collaborative, engaging learning techniques and assisting educators in implementation, provided through EDGEucating LLC (https://edgeucating.com/).

To purchase or learn more about this Niche Tutorial, please get in touch with us by email (info@novarelibrary.com), call 844-244-0701, or use our request form.