STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. It is the learning of different fields, interconnected between each other. The students are learning applications in real life along with the interconnection between these different fields together. Students from different grades and teachers work together to learn and grow together. With such a form of learning they are busy entire year working and come up with solutions. Such innovative approach needs hard work and dedication throughout year. Students work dedicatedly entire year to address certain issue and come up with innovative solutions. Understanding the importance of such a learning approach various international schools have their separate STEAM cell in which the student work in groups to come up with innovative solutions. As innovative ability is developed, the students are in learning mode, various schools promote the STEAM activity. In this light, an International school in Hanoi, a city in south East Asia conducted a STEAM fest to celebrate the achievements of the STEAM cell in entire year.
Here are the benefits of such celebration:
- Appreciation and encouragement:
Human beings operate upon their feelings. Appreciation and encouragement create the satisfaction feeling among the students. They get satisfied with their work and such satisfied students tend to work more towards their goals. Such encouragement make them serious about their life and make them to decide goal in life.
- Team work:
Nothing can be accomplished without a team spirit, when the students get appreciated about their work, they tend to appreciate their peers and their individual efforts in the work. Students learn to work in team and understand the importance of team work from schools years.
- Hard work and Results:
Although the students worked harder entire year to achieve the desired goal. They feel happy at the end with such an appreciation and fest. They get the achievement feeling, which motivates them, and then they learn the lesson of life that hard work can lead to the satisfactory results. This belief is developed right from school years.
A motivated mind can achieve the impossible, the main purpose of such a celebration is to appreciate the hard work of students and motivate them for their future goals. The students get motivated with such a celebration and appreciation.
At the end, after learning the present, motivating their work, the schools are developing the innovative environment through such activities.