From STEM to STEAM: Integrate the Arts

Posted on May 9, 2013 by Adobe Education
Science, Law, Graphic Design, Social Sciences, English, Game Design, Humanities, Web, Apps, Languages, Arts, Business, Education, Photography, Video & Audio, Mathematics
Age Levels
6-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18, Post-Secondary
Products Used
Photoshop Photoshop Elements
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In this introductory workshop, learn how the arts can enhance STEM projects. Examine how art can be integrated into STEM activities to promote creativity and deeper learning. Explore the artistic potential of Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, build your own example, and design a lesson or activity for your classroom.

Learning Outcomes

In this workshop, you’ll:

  • Define STEAM and learn why it’s an important educational movement.
  • Describe the role that the arts play in content learning.
  • Create a STEAM-related resource with Photoshop Elements or Photoshop.
  • Design a lesson or activity integrating digital art into a STEM topic.


Prior experience with Photoshop or Photoshop Elements may be helpful but is not assumed.

Related Content

This is the first in a series of workshops entitled, From STEM to STEAM. Other workshops in this series include: