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. 

Resources for STEAM

This webpage provides information, examples, and tools that help educators incorporate arts, design, and the humanities into STEM-based activities. The site is organized into the following topics: the benefits of STEAM; project-based learning and STEAM; STEAM programs, activities, and project ideas...

Number of views: 2,969
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 12:41

STEM to STEAM: Resources Toolkit

  Edutopia has curated three collections related to STEAM: STEM, STEAM, and Maker Education. These collections contain resources on integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and on infusing the arts to transform STEM into STEAM. These collections will help teachers plan...

Number of views: 2,041
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 13:55

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: 1,362
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 14:38

Next Generation Science Assessment Project

The Next Generation Science Assessment (NGSA) team is developing technology-enhanced assessment tasks, rubrics, and accompanying instructional resources in physical science and life science for middle school classrooms. The project aims to create exemplary tasks that can be used during instruction...

Number of views: 1,292
Date created: 02/20/2015 - 10:50

STEAM Portal

This website features several helpful resources on integrating STEAM in the classroom. Contents include Tools & Tips, Workshops, Courses, and Certification.

Number of views: 994
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 12:20

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: 942
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 15:09

ArtsEdge: Lesson Finder

ArtsEdge is the Kennedy Center’s free, digital resource site for teaching and learning in - and through - the arts. The Lesson Finder webpage is a searchable portal to hundreds of K-12 arts-based lesson plans and projects for classroom and afterschool.  

Number of views: 676
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 14:06

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: 436
Date created: 01/11/2017 - 14:46

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