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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2020, 3(12); doi: 10.25236/FER.2020.031202.

STEAM Activity Design Based on 4C Education Concept —— Take tie-dye of traditional culture as an example


Yanan Yang1, Wenfa Yan1, 2, Yaru Yang1

Corresponding Author:
Yanan Yang

1 School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi 'an 710119, Shaanxi;
2 Key Laboratory of Modern Teaching Technology, Ministry of Education, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi 'an 710119, Shaanxi Province


STEAM education is a new educational paradigm to cultivate students' problem-solving ability and innovation ability in a multi-disciplinary way. At present, countries all over the world pay attention to promoting the integration of disciplines and developing students' comprehensive abilities, emphasizing the use of multidisciplinary knowledge to solve problems in real situations. This article is based on 4C concept, combined with the case analysis of tie-dyeing process of Chinese traditional excellent culture, in order to provide a new path for STEAM education curriculum design, provide a reference model for traditional education into the classroom, and lay a foundation for training comprehensive and innovative talents.


STEAM education; 4C concept; Traditional culture; Tie dyeing process

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Yanan Yang, Wenfa Yan, Yaru Yang. STEAM Activity Design Based on 4C Education Concept —— Take tie-dye of traditional culture as an example. Frontiers in Educational Research (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 12: 7-14. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2020.031202.


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