CREATIVITY COMMONS

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Project Description

Creativity Commons is a bold strategy that integrates science and art in Cambridge public schools.  The goal is a rich curriculum known as STEAM – for Science Technology Engineering Art Mathematics .The program works to prepare local students in grades 4 to 8 with the skills and insights that will prepare them for opportunities in the local innovation economy. It also serves out-of-school programs.

Developed and managed by Lesley University, Creativity Commons has been championed by the Foundation since it was launched in the school year of 2011-2012. In the course of a single year, as many as 400 students in Cambridge s

Creativity Commons is a bold strategy that integrates science and art in Cambridge public schools.  The goal is a rich curriculum known as STEAM – for Science Technology Engineering Art Mathematics .The program works to prepare local students in grades 4 to 8 with the skills and insights that will prepare them for opportunities in the local innovation economy. It also serves out-of-school programs.

Developed and managed by Lesley University, Creativity Commons has been championed by the Foundation since it was launched in the school year of 2011-2012. In the course of a single year, as many as 400 students in Cambridge schools benefit from Creativity Commons, which

The heart of the initiative it work undertaken with Cambridge teachers and school administrators, directed by seasoned artist-teachers from Lesley. Both students and teachers master critical 21st century skills through immersion and the chance to embrace core science concepts while receiving hands-on experience in art and related technologies.

Creativity Commons also builds connections among Cambridge schools and major city institutions and programs – such as MIT, the Agenda For Children, the Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Arts Council’s River Festival.

The program is rigorously evaluated by Lesley University every year, tracking student knowledge, evidence of collaboration and creativity, and a close review of the experience from the perspective of Cambridge teachers.

chools benefit from Creativity Commons, which

The heart of the initiative it work undertaken with Cambridge teachers and school administrators, directed by seasoned artist-teachers from Lesley. Both students and teachers master critical 21st century skills through immersion and the chance to embrace core science concepts while receiving hands-on experience in art and related technologies.

Creativity Commons also builds connections among Cambridge schools and major city institutions and programs – such as MIT, the Agenda For Children, the Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Arts Council’s River Festival.

The program is rigorously evaluated by Lesley University every year, tracking student knowledge, evidence of collaboration and creativity, and a close review of the experience from the perspective of Cambridge teachers.

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