Featured STEAM links:

OCS Engineering

Photo Gallery: STEAM Learning Showcase


At ERA, we are building a Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) approach to education around the foundation of our traditionally-strong Arts & Academics Program.

It all adds up to STE(A)M.

What is STE(A)M?

STE(A)M is a framework for teaching all subject areas according to the new North Carolina Standard Course of Study.

STE(A)M is characterized by learning that is highly engaging and deeply interdisciplinary while incorporating as many elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math as often as possible.

Our STE(A)M framework supplements, rather than replaces, a focus on solid, research-based instructional practices in core subject areas.

There are 3 main ways that STEAM is integrated at ERA:

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Why STE(A)M?
What are the benefits?
  • Teaches kids to think like artists AND engineers.
  • Learning is more fun, challenging, and relevant for students & teachers.