Lakota is moving full STEAM ahead to prepare its students for the future.

A growing number of school districts nationwide are discovering that students not only need, technology, engineering and math, but an added Lakota has also added medical, forming the STEAM squared acronym. At Liberty Junior School teacher Doug Noxsel instructed seventh graders in his design class to build the tallest structure they could with certain specifications.  

You’ve probably heard of STEM curriculum: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. But have you heard of STEAM2? The Lakota School District has taken STEM one step further to prepare students for projected job openings by adding Applied Arts and Medical.  Ann Thompson reports about this enhanced approach in Focus on Technology.