For so many school districts, Back to School time is getting close! Depending on your child(ren), this may be a time of great joy or a time of apprehension. Either way, it's fun to create enthusiasm around the upcoming year and make Back to School a... (Read More)
Even if your child only uses the English system in early elementary school, chances are good that they'll encounter and have a need to master the metric system at some point in their education. These chances increase if they go on to study in STEM... (Read More)
Learning should be meaningful and relevant. And FUN! We know that kids will remember more and will be more likely to continue pursuing a subject if it's exciting and interesting.
Some kids are hesitant to seek out STEM courses, workshops or camps... (Read More)
Your toddler or teen may or might not grow up to be a scientist. Even so, developing scientific thinking skills at a young age will help them with early learning, later in school, and eventually in whatever profession they choose! You can help your... (Read More)
In our technology-focused world, it's easy to forget that we don't always communicate with people via text or email. It's important to know how to speak effectively with people, no matter what your age. Modeling good communication skills for our... (Read More)
With the push for scientific education in the United States, it seems like STEM concepts are well woven into many facets of kids activities, and sports are no exception! Aerodynamics, physics, biochemistry, statistics and more: sports make these... (Read More)
Women consistently exceed men in numbers of bachelor degrees earned, but even so, men exceed women in degrees earned in STEM fields. Why is that? Many believe that subtle messages that girls receive from the time they’re very young could instill... (Read More)
Kids of all ages enjoy and benefit from using their senses when they play -- touching, smelling, hearing, seeing and tasting (when appropriate). Sensory activities help kids investigate, explore and adapt.
While not edible, these ideas provide a... (Read More)
Sometimes it's hard for kids to just be kids! They're involved in countless activities and have pressure to accomplish a lot of work and testing at school. It's important for parents to be involved and aware of how their kids are feeling about... (Read More)