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STEM Toys VS STEM Projects

Oscar Pedroso Education

So, you’ve bought the most recent STEM toy for your kids.  Whether it’s a collaborative build or a basic science kit, it’s a better option for your child as the educational component is disguised by the fun in the process.  You build it together, incorporate the educational aspects, and then it’s complete.  Now what?   Even if you could repeat the …

Girl soldering STEM kits

How Do I Get My Child Started in Engineering

Joe Wolf Education

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, engineering jobs are one of the fastest growing and highest paying career options! Even if your child isn’t planning for a career in engineering, being able to tinker, build, and repair is critical in our high-tech world.  In fact, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio lists STEM and tech toys as one of the hottest growing …