STEAM education is an educational approach that intentionally integrates and fuses the ﬁve disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics to achieve a speciﬁc goal through a given task, has been attracting attention. STEAM education is being promoted widely in countries such as the United State and South Korea. On the other hand, Japan is still less advanced than in other countries, and there is little research on STEAM education and the design of its learning environment. This study focused on STEAM education in elementary schools in Fukuoka city because it is considered one of the areas in Japan where STEAM education is not advanced. The authors conducted a questionnaire to understand the implementation status of STEAM education in public elementary schools in Fukuoka City and interviewed a school who implemented STEAM education to understand the implementation details. Then clariﬁed the kind of STEAM education currently being provided to identify the necessary educational environment for implementing STEAM education.
|Title of host publication||[ ] With Design: Reinventing Design Modes|
|Subtitle of host publication||Proceedings of the 9th Congress of the International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR 2021)|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 6 2022|