Needing the Humanities

April 6, 2012

Why STEM is not enough

Valerie Strauss posted an article called Why STEM is Not Enough on March 5, 2012 in the Washington Post that was written by Cathy N. Davidson, Paula Barker Duffy, and Martha Wagner Weinberg, members of the National Council on the Humanities. It is a fascinating article that refers to the importance and value of the humanities needing to be intervowen into the teaching of science and technology. Please click here for the entire article.

Thanks to Social Studies specialist Kristie Littlefield for providing the link.

Science Art Connection

At the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History they have an exhibit
called the Invisible Connectedness of Things. Students at the Manhatten Middle School created “smog collector” plates. Read more by clicking here.
Students at t

One comment

  1. Thank you for this post, Argy! I found it deeply moving, as it speaks so strongly to my own beliefs! The metaphor of the S.T.E.M. and the blossome is powerful.


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