School of Educational Science, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China
STEAM is a popular educational concept around the world. It originated in the United States and has a development history of decades. STEAM has an assignable influence on the United States. It is one of the important weapons for the United States to remain strong and has begun to affect the rest of the world. STEAM education in the United States mainly went through four stages: STS, STSE, STEM and STEAM. Through traversing these four stages, we summarize the characteristics of STEAM education in the United States and summarize the enlightenment of its successful development, which is of great benefit to the global implementation of STEAM education.
STEAM Education; United States; stem education
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