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The A in STEAM !

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STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math. At Bloomseed our approach to STEAM education aims to help students understand and use connections between all of these five disciplines to become well-rounded.STEAM education has it roots in STEM,which was essentially STEAM without the arts.It is now generally accepted that the arts should become […]

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OF ADIRE AND MANY COLOURS@SUMMER SCHOOL

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This summer our children learnt how to make Adire.   Adire textile is a “tie and dye”cloth made and worn primarily by the Yoruba people who live in south west Nigeria. The name adire was first applied to patterned indigo-dyed cloth(shown above) made in the early twentieth century and then later to more colorful multi-hued […]