Non-Euclidean Æthercast #39 – STEM and STEAM

A few weeks back I already hinted at me delving into the matter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) versus STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) as an educational paradigm.

I have since done some research whcih has gone into the podcast, so please, have a listen!

Special thanks to my friend and now Patron Bonsart Bokel of Radio Retrofuture. Please consider becoming his patron, he is really putting an incredible amount of work into his channel.

 

And now for some links:

STEM vs STEAM (the original article Bonsart sent to me)

Brian Dunning’s view of the matter

Using music to teach arithmetics

Music related concepts to teach high-school maths (research paper)

And this is Professor Harald Lesch, talking about his views regarding education and which subjects to focus on, and he is clearly in favour of focusing on sports and the arts. The video is in German: