Stem to Steam


STEAM is a movement championed by Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and widely adopted by institutions, corporations and individuals.

The objectives of the STEAM movement are to:

  • transform research policy to place Art + Design at the center of STEM
  • encourage integration of Art + Design in K–20 education
  • influence employers to hire artists and designers to drive innovation

STEAM and Project-Based Learning
Stem, Steam, PBL, Steam PBL – Achieving 21st Century skills

STEAM and Culturally Situated Arts-Based Learning
CSABL – A “brand of STEAM” being developed in Atlanta