Why Put The Arts At The Heart Of STEM Learning? | Katelyn Patterson
We were very grateful to have HundrED Ambassador Katelyn Patterson host a WEB-nesday via Facebook Live on October 3rd, 2018. Missed it? Catch the recording here!
Watch to learn:
Why the arts and STEM education go hand in hand
How to design STEAM units for diverse learners
How STEAM education boosts student problem-solving, communication, and collaboration in the classroom
Who is Katelyn Patterson?
Katelyn Patterson is a primary school teacher, instructional coach and advocate for STEAM education in the United States. Katelyn pursued degrees in Elementary Education, Counseling and Psychology from the University of Alabama and sought certification in STEAM education as a way to increase student engagement in the classroom and make learning relevant. Katelyn was recruited to work at the first STEAM elementary school in the world, teaching and developing curriculum. In 2014, Katelyn moved to Los Angeles in and found her home at MUSE School CA. Katelyn’s philosophy of teaching encourages students to view, research and plan their learning through the lens of STEAM. She loves inspiring children to take risks, be active participants in their learning and advocate for themselves!
Katelyn enjoys getting to share her passion for STEAM and passion-based learning with educators and innovators around the world. She presented passion-based learning through the lens of STEAM at SXSW Edu in Austin, Texas in 2018. Katelyn also spoke at the 2018 International Process Communication Model Conference in Portugal. In addition to speaking with educators, Katelyn has written many articles for the Buck Institute of Education, the Process Communication Model website and MUSE School publications.
HundrED WEB-nesdays take place weekly via Facebook Live and we invite everyone to actively participate in the conversation! You can access the webinars by joining the HundrED Facebook page. Contact our Global Community Manager, Pukhraj Ranjan, for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.