SESSION TITLE:  Arts Integration vs. STEAM: What’s the Difference?


SESSION TIME: 15 minutes

SESSION DESCRIPTION: How do you know if a lesson is using Arts Integration or STEAM?  Is there a difference?  YES!  In this session, EdCloset founder Susan Riley will provide clarity around the differences between arts enhancement, arts integration and STEAM.  She’ll also provide sample lesson planning templates for each approach and share some simple ways to know which is right for you.

PRESENTER BIO: Susan Riley is the founder and CEO of She focuses on teacher professional development in arts integration, STEAM, Common Core State Standards, 21st century learning skills, and technology. She is also a published author and frequent presenter at national conferences on Arts Integration, STEAM, and Arts and the Common Core.