STEAM Helps Elementary Students' Science Scores

"Conducted in California, the quasi-experimental study shows that students in 3rd-5th grade who received the nine one-hour blocks of STEAM instruction — focusing on the visual and performing arts — went from the 50th to the 63rd percentile on their district’s science assessment. Previous studies showed English learners gained the most from STEAM-focused programs, but this research suggests all students can learn from this approach and 'envision phenomena that they were not able to directly observe,' the authors write." - Click here to learn more