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Sara Kapadia

Abstract

In order for you to read these very words many things must occur: thoughts translated into words, then transformed from typing to binary code and saved to an online file. Several iterations later (digitally, physically and virtually) a tangible document is produced in The STEAM Journal, Volume 1, Issue 2 that can be read. The multitude of submissions, and the final selection of stellar works you see here all travelled through a hidden world of numbers, digits and sequences and were labelled over and over with numerous symbols.

Author/Artist Bio

Sara Kapadia is the founder of The STEAM Journal. As an academic and educator and currently a Ph.D. Education student at Claremont Graduate University (CGU), Sara has formed a transdisciplinary approach to her study and work. Sara’s doctoral research focuses on the intersections of science and art from early childhood through to adulthood. Prior to embarking on a doctoral degree, Sara worked at Caltech (California Institute of Technology) as an early childhood educator for several years, where she specialized in integrating science and art curriculum for young learners. With Bachelors of Education in Science from Cambridge University; a Masters of Arts in Social Justice, Social Policy and Education from University of London and graduate study at Oxford University Sara has had a wide range of academic experiences. Sara has been the recipient of several awards and fellowships. Currently Sara is a research assistant at CGU focused on STEM education. As an evaluator Sara was the qualitative lead for a multi-year evaluation project for an early childhood family center that serves underserved communities. Sara has also been a teaching assistant for an Art, Science and Technology course at Harvey Mudd College. As a writer, dancer and artist, Sara has shown her work in the U.K and U.S., and her artwork has been published in magazines and a book. Currently Sara is working on her dissertation work for her doctoral degree and is looking forward to researching STEAM

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