Fred Rogers’ Approach to STEAM

Most people associate Fred’s work with social-emotional development. It certainly had that at its core, but I always thought of it as dealing with not only that, but the whole child — or should I say “the whole neighborhood” including people, places and things. In fact, I would often say that Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood offered three basic messages: “helping children feel good about themselves, get along with others and appreciatethe world around us.” 

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  • Kristi / 31 July 2019 2:44

    First off, this is brilliant. Mr Rogers certainly was a well rounded teacher.

    Secondly, I couldn’t help but notice some of those factory visits are from the 80s and 90s. How cool would it be to revisit the places- or the type of thing being made- and see how it’s changed?

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