Invent, Create, and Make STEAM Projects like a Genius
One of two first books of a new project-based STEAM series for kids, inspired by the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math of Leonardo Da Vinci.
Amy Leidtke is a multidisciplinary design practitioner, artist, author, and adjunct professor at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). She makes design accessible for people of all ages, producing educational symposia, salons, K – 12 teacher institutes, design-thinking workshops, exhibits, activities, and books. She guides people in immersive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art + design, and math) and design-thinking learning experiences. She believes in empowering youth through arts-infused education to use their hands, hearts and minds to experiment, problem-solve and create. As a design professional, she provides clients with services such as exploratory design research, participatory design, master planning, exhibit and product design, curriculum design, and professional development. She received a Master of Industrial Design degree from RISD, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Columbus College of Art and Design. She lives with her family in Rhode Island.