New research is showing how arts education and math can build off of one another. Although many talk of STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) as important subjects in early education, increasingly an importance on STEAM education is taking root (i.e. adding the Arts). This program and resulting research in Virginia points to the opportunities that joining the arts to STEM topics can have worthwhile outcomes.
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