In April of 2021, The National Science Foundation released an industry report highlighting startling data about three notably underrepresented groups in STEM education and employment.
What Is The Digital Economy?
Why Should You Care About It’s Growth? Everyone’s gabbing about the digital economy. But what IS the digital economy? And why do we care? Author
2021 Lesson Learned: Why Is STEM Important?
The last 18 months have been surreal. If you’re looking for a silver lining, look no further than STEM industries. Why is STEM important?
The Importance of Learning Loss and Why It Needs to Be Addressed
The word learning loss is being tossed around by teachers, administrators, and even the federal government. Rounds of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds have been steadily flowing from Washington DC to every qualifying school in the nation. These funds are intended to prepare schools for safe re-entry, but also to combat learning loss through summer programming, materials, technology …
Why A Curriculum Pilot Is Your Best Friend
A 6 Step Guide to Pilot Testing of K-12 Curriculum We’ve spent countless hours carefully developing a STEM curriculum for middle and high school students. We’ve spoken with thousands of educators, administrators, and curriculum directors in our time in the education field. Over the years, we have been lucky enough to pick their experienced brains about best practices regarding the …
Project Based Learning for Every Age: Why PBL Works, and How You Can Bring It To Your Classroom
What IS project based learning? The formal definition of project based learning, according to PBLWorks is: “Project based learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem or challenge.” PBLWorks In real-people speak: Project based learning is …
STEM Summer Camps: The 10+ Best 2021 Camps for Your Child
Summer’s getting closer (or maybe we’re just itching for some natural vitamin D). If you’re a parent, this is the time to start thinking and planning with that age-old question in mind: What’s my child going to do this summer? Our suggestion: STEM summer camps. Let’s take a look at what these camps have to offer, how to attend them …
40+ STEM Scholarship Opportunities for 2021
You should know STEM occupations bring in more money, on average than non-STEM jobs. This knowledge makes STEM majors an easy sell to parents scouting colleges with their STEM-loving high school seniors. But you know what’s not an easy sell? That tuition breakdown. Sticker-shock is an understatement. So what’s the solution? Answer: A STEM Scholarship. (Hip! Hip! Hooray! Three cheers …
What are STEM Toys? And is STEM Good for Kids?
What are STEM toys? While it might feel like we’re living in a year where time has ceased to function appropriately, our calendars don’t lie: the holidays have arrived. And even in a year as tiresome and encumbering as 2020, there’s no holding back Santa Clause. This holiday season, you can put Santa to shame and give your kids something …
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