Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Philip Bell along with project collaborators from Oakland, Irvine, New York, London and Dublin published a new journal article in Science Education called "The trouble with STEAM and why we use it anyway." The piece describes a number of key challenges with efforts to integrate the arts and STEM education, and it highlights some key dimensions of meaninful, transdisciplinary STEAM learning environments. This article is published open access. Bell is a professor of Learning Sciences & Human Development and holds the Shauna C. Larson Chair in Learning Sciences. He is also the executive director of the UW Institute for Science & Math Education.