Articles with the tag: Technology

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  • Maker space in the classroom

    5 Fun Ideas to turn your Class into Makers

    It’s a really exciting time in the world of DIY and design. The technology available to us has helped form the Maker Movement as it is today, and it couldn’t be a better time to add some “maker time” into your classroom activities. One of the many great things about STEM education is how it emphasizes […]

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    6 Ideas for Computer Science Education Week

    Computer Science Education Week is coming up on December 5th – 11th with the goal to introduce students to Computer Science and help students start developing technology skills that will benefit them in the future. As strong advocates for Computer Science, computational thinking, and coding, we are excited!  When you give a child the opportunity to make […]

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  • 10 Ways to Gamify Your Classroom

    Gamification isn’t simply the concept of making things fun – it also has a purpose to motivate people toward reaching specific goals. Gamifying the classroom is a great concept especially for those reluctant students and if done right, everybody has a better learning experience. It’s about using game mechanisms to engage your students and motivate […]

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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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    Top 6 Engineering Education Resources

    At STEM Village, we love finding the best STEM education resources available and sharing them in our Science, Math, Technology, and Discovery units. Engineering education intersects so many wonderful STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) topics – from physics, to robotics, to biology and chemistry, and even software design! Engineering also teaches students to think […]

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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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