iSTEAM Explained


March 23rd, 2022



David Peachment














 


iSTEAM Explained


Education, and even the world in general, are full of acronyms. It can be hard to remember what all of them mean! A couple of acronyms that get thrown around a lot are STEM and STEAM. But the newest iteration of these two acronyms is iSTEAM. But what exactly does that mean? How does iSTEAM help children learn and prepare for the future? In this blog post, I want to break down what each letter stands for and how they all work together. iSTEAM stands for:


Innovation

Why create something novel when we can make things better? That is what innovation stands for. Purpose-driven innovation can bring small chances that, together, can create a big change.


Science

This includes areas like physics, chemistry, and biology. Sciences focus on observing natural phenomena and seeking to understand them through well-structured methodologies.


Technology

Tech includes all sorts of new gizmos, electronics and devices that make our lives easier. Technology literacy opens infinite possibilities, such as coding, 3D designing, the use of Virtual reality and more.


Engineering