Walton Education Foundation

The school utilizes a STEAM curriculum to integrate science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. The school would like to create STEAM Train, a magazine that would recognize the achievements of its students. Students would be invited to submit literary pieces (poems, plays, short stories, excerpts of novels and plays), digital art, blueprints, robotic designs, mathematical proofs, nonfiction, personal essays, and academic essays. Under the guidance of the English teacher, students would learn the technical skills to create and publish STEAM Train.

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Full STEAM Ahead: The Creation of STEAM Train

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School:
South Walton High School 
Subject:
STEM Education 
Teacher:
Tara Dickerson 
Students Impacted:
67 
Grade:
9-12 
Date:
October 13, 2020

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CHELCO - $904.82

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Goal

The school utilizes a STEAM curriculum to integrate science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. The school would like to create STEAM Train, a magazine that would recognize the achievements of its students. Students would be invited to submit literary pieces (poems, plays, short stories, excerpts of novels and plays), digital art, blueprints, robotic designs, mathematical proofs, nonfiction, personal essays, and academic essays. Under the guidance of the English teacher, students would learn the technical skills to create and publish STEAM Train.  

 

What will be done with my students

During the 2020-2021 school year, 67 students will be involved in STEAM Train through submissions, public relations, advertising, editing, and publication of the magazine. Six (6) teachers will be impacted as well. Fifty (50) students are expected to be added to the school’s enrollment for the 2021-22 school year.
 October – The English teacher helps students create calls for submissions for STEAM Train, and identifies and delegates students for public relations, advertising, editing, art/design, and publication of the magazine.
 November 1 – Calls for Submission for STEAM Train officially go out in print and online form. May 1 will be the official deadline for submissions.
 November 1 – May 1 – Students work on their STEAM Train submissions. The English teacher helps students who have been identified for public relations, advertising, art/design, and publication areas learn and practice new skills.
 May 1 – Submissions are officially due for STEAM Train.
 May 3 – May 12 – Students on the editorial board of STEAM Train choose submissions and make the requisite final edits. Students in the art/design area make final decisions before sending materials to students in the publication area. Students in the publication area of STEAM Train print the magazine’s cover and submissions.
 May 17 – May 20 – Students in the publication area of STEAM Train finish the creation of the magazine by utilizing binding machines.
 May 24 – The inaugural edition of STEAM Train is officially released in print. Students working in the online publication area complete the online release of STEAM Train. Students working in public relations and advertising build recognition, awareness, and publicity of STEAM Train.
 

 

Benefits to my students

 Excellence in submission and design of magazine by students
 Professional behavior and conduct of students through work on the magazine
 Innovation of original product by students
 Collaboration and leadership of students to create the magazine
 

 

Budget Narrative

The following materials are required for the inaugural edition of STEAM Train. Seven (7) binding machines are requested in order to allow the most students access to learning the skills and participating in the print publication of STEAM Train. One (1) pack of binding presentation covers will give the front and back covers of STEAM Train a more professional appearance in print publication. Three (3) reams of 24-lb. paper are requested for the print publication of STEAM Train. Two (2) packs of soft gloss paper will be required for the digital art, blueprints, and robotic designs in the print publication of STEAM Train. Three (3) packs of binding combs will be used with the binding machines for the print publication of STEAM Train.  

 

Items

# Item Cost
1 7 Fellowes Binding Machines $805.00
2 1 Pack of Fellowes Binding Covers $13.78
3 3 Reams of HP Bright Wight Paper $33.18
4 2 Packs of HP Photo Paper $39.66
5 3 Packs of Fellowes Binding Combs $13.20
  Total: $904.82

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