STEAM education initiative at Billabong High International School promises to increase student engagement and unlock creative thinking and innovation
STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. The end results are students who take thoughtful risks, engage in experiential learning, persist in problem-solving, embrace collaboration, and work through the creative process. These are the innovators, educators, leaders, and learners of the 21st century.
Integrating Art + Design into STEAM education promotes critical thinking, a key 21st century skill. The tools and methods of design offer new models for creative problem solving, introducing innovative practices of design thinking into STEAM education.