Articles with the category: Benefits of STEM

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    STEM and Project Based Learning – 6 Tips for Student Success

    Project-Based Learning (PBL) is a great way to take STEM concepts and apply them to a real-world problem. Technically, Project-Based Learning is known as a teaching and learning method in which students explore multiple concepts, ideas, and solutions around a real-world problem or challenge. PBL incorporates standards-based content with a real-world challenge so students can […]

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    Tech careers are the safest bet for our children – are we getting them there?

    As the Canadian economy continues to stagnate following a nose dive of our resource sector, loss of manufacturing jobs, and a financially-strapped Government, the future for our children can often appear bleak.  The good news is there is clearly a huge area of growth and opportunity in technology jobs across all sectors.  The question is, are […]

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    Why is STEM Education Important?

    The acronym “STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is a term used in the education world. However, STEM isn’t just a thing for your kids classroom, it has become important to everyone as we evolve into a more tech and innovation dependent world. I’m writing this article because it’s one of the most popular questions […]

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    What is STEM Education, Anyways?

    There is a lot of talk about “STEM Education” and it’s coming from all directions. Educators and school administrators are being asked by parents, education leaders, and most importantly, industry leaders to make it a top priority to boost these skills from the first day of school and onward. But that’s not all – tech […]

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    The Immediate Value of STEM Education

    Investing in STEM Education is critical for the future of our children and the Canadian Economy. Recent reports from the White House and many other players in the education world drive to prepare current students for future careers. Just before the holidays, the Financial Post published an article that discusses five investment trends to look […]

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  • Do I really want to leave my child’s future to chance?

    Currently, 42% of Canadians aged 20-29 are unemployed or underemployed in jobs not requiring degrees – and most still living at home.  32% of College graduates are making $25,000 or less.  63% of College graduates say they still need more training to find the kind of employment they are seeking.  The job market has changed […]

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