At the reception in Roanoke, Virginia where United States Senator Mark Warner acknowledged the nominees for this year's NewVa Corridor Technology Council, NCTC, we met nominee Georgette Yakman, a Technology Education Teacher at Pulaski County High School, Virginia.
Also an Integrative STEM Education (Integrative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education) Ph.D candidate at Virginia Tech, Yakman has devised STΣ@M, A Framework for Teaching Across the Disciplines. STΣ@M = Science & Technology interpreted through Engineering & the Arts, all based in Mathematical Elements.
Georgette Yakman was kind enough to provide this image of her framework for Handshake 2.0.
Georgette Yakman also sent her paper What Is the Point of STEAM? (.pdf).
Handshake 2.0 sends congratulationsn to all the nominees.
The awards will be presented at the TechNite Awards Banquet on May 21, 2009 at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center. Reservations must be made by May 1. Over 300 of the area's business and technology leaders are expected to be present.
Added 8/25/10: Georgett Yakman has launched a new site: STEAM: A Framework for Teaching Across the Disciplines