Resource Library

The Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) reviews a variety of resources, ranging from guidance documents, research papers, and policy briefs to tools and websites aimed at supporting state and local education agency leadership in making decisions about their standards, assessment programs, and accountability systems. Reviewed resources are added monthly. 

Science Technology Engineering Arts Math

The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) is dedicated to increasing youth's’ experience with Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM). SDCOE created a STEAM directory that is intended to enable the public, educators, and STEAM partners to identify valuable STEAM resources.

Number of views: 656
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 15:09

Eurekus: STEAM Powered Discovery

As a US2020 STEM Mentoring Awards Finalist in 2015, Eurekus provides resources to support STEM learning through the Arts & Making. The organization offers school programs, educator workshops, and maker events. In particular, the website also provides dozens of STEAM lessons and curriculum ideas...

Number of views: 248
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 15:06

STEAM Games, Apps, and Sites

Common Sense is the largest independent nonprofit organization committed to helping kids, teachers, and families manage media and technology in life and learning. They provide ratings and reviews to apps, games, and website created by teachers and for teachers. The team of reviews at Common Sense...

Number of views: 52
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 15:02

From STEM to STEAM: Integrating the Arts

In this webinar, educators David Sousa and Tom Pilecki present research on, and strategies for connecting STEM and the arts. The webinar and accompanying slide presentation discussed the need for STEAM in classroom instruction, teacher-tested professional learning strategies for fitting the arts...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 680
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 14:54

Creativity at the Core Education Modules

Creativity at the Core is a California statewide initiative that provides professional learning modules focused on many key topics that support arts learning and Common Core Standards. The modules are free and hosted by the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association...

Number of views: 316
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 14:46

STEAM Georgia: Guiding Document for STEAM Certification

Georgia Department of Education provides STEAM certifications to whole schools or programs within schools. This guidance document provides definitions to help schools understand what is included in a STEAM education. The STEAM Georgia webpage, where this document is housed, includes other helpful...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 1,932
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 14:42

South Carolina STEAM Implementation Continuum

“The purpose of the South Carolina STEAM Implementation Continuum is to provide statewide guidance and consistency with regard to STEAM implementation. To accomplish that purpose, the document sets forth a common language for STEAM implementation and establishes indicators in a continuum format...

Number of views: 962
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 14:38

A Blueprint for Creative Schools

The task force from the createCA coalition authored this guidance document which presented critical issues in education and made a series of policy recommendations to embed the arts into the fabric of the educational system. Two overarching themes are found throughout the Blueprint: infusing the 4...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 616
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 14:28

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