The curriculum taught at our center is Teaching Strategies Gold, a STEAM infused curriculum, and is aligned with state early learning guidelines and the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.
What is STEAM?
"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..."
The following article discuses the concept of STEAM, the importance of art in learning, and its benefits when compared to a STEM only based curriculum.