Articles with the tag: STEM education

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    5 Tips to Introduce Engineering to Your Child

    It’s safe to say almost everything human-made was created by an engineer. Engineers and their skills are in high demand across many sectors from manufacturing to the finance industry. Engineering education is important in this day and age to engage youth with engineering concepts but to also help them develop the problem-solving skills that all […]

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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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    Talking to Your Child About STEM – 5 Tips to Get Started

    Our education specialist aims to answer some of the toughest questions we get asked by parents. One of the most common questions we hear – How do I talk to my children about STEM and their future? Talking to your children may feel intimidating for a number of reasons. Some of us don’t want to […]

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    Top 5 Best Science Games and Interactives

    At STEM Village, we love finding the best STEM education resources available and sharing them in our Science, Math, Technology, and Discovery units. Each week we ask our Content Team to choose their favourite resources from the 1000s we have curated to help create an immersive and engaging STEM Education experience. We share a list […]

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    5 Tips to Help Your Kids with Homework

    If your child is struggling with homework, a lot of things might come to mind. Some parents worry that their children may not be trying hard enough; while others may blame the school or the education system as a whole. Many parents will also blame themselves or even feel inadequate to help. Whatever emotions you’re […]

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    10 Best Games to Teach Your Kids to Code

    When it comes to digital learning and practice resources, the STEM Village Content Team likes to stay “in the know” of all the resources out in the digital universe so we can provide the best learning experience for your kids or students. This is our newest list of “Top Picks” we love to use on […]

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    The Best Math Games

    When it comes to digital learning and practice resources, the STEM Village Content Team likes to stay “in the know” of all the resources out in the digital universe so we can provide the best learning experience for your kids or students. This is our newest list of “Top Picks” we love to use on […]

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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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    9 Ways to Maximize Your Child’s Learning with STEM Village

    1. Get help with homework, or study for a test  Remind your child that STEM Village is here to help with Math or Science homework. Our most successful students build STEM Village into their weekly homework routine.  What a great answer to “mom/dad I’m bored… what can I do?”! Click “All Math Topics” or “All Science Topics” to […]

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