Savvy Steam coordinator, Robert Bulmer, offers his inspirational ideas for making the transition from teaching Stem to Steam
Like many teachers, I'm very familiar with Stem. But just imagine my surprise when I accepted a job offer and spotted that the additional responsibility of Steam coordinator. Was it just a typo? Apparently not.
We all know that Stem is a well-known curriculum using four disciplines, science, technology, engineering and maths, to solve problems based on real-world scenarios. Ultimately, the inclusion of 'A' for 'arts' turns Stem to Steam, with the goal of enabling true innovation and a new way of thinking creatively.
Here are just some of the ways that I’m planning on making the transition in the new academic year: