STEM Education

Recent Articles of Interest

  • July 5, 2022
    Snapshot of STEM Education in the USA!

    Interested in knowing exactly where the USA Education system stands in terms of meeting the future needs of the American economy and helping American children realize their true potential – its all here in the National Science Board report. Here are just some of the various issues explored and reported on: Which are the basic […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • June 30, 2022
    What does STEM have to do with farming?

    Agriculture & STEM – Hands-on Education for the Next Generation Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics aren’t theoretical; they influence every part of life; even agriculture. STEM is especially important in agriculture. There’s a legitimate “Science” to crop cultivation. Native Americans planted corn inside a fish so the plant would derive nutrients from the decomposing animal; […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • June 2, 2022
    4 Reasons Why STEM Education Sets Kids Up for Success

    If you want a brighter future for your child, it’s time to invest in their STEM education. While everyone understands the significance of STEM in our daily lives, the 2019 Trends in International and Mathematics Science Study unfortunately revealed that American students are falling behind in STEM proficiency. This is worrying, especially since early STEM […]

    Megan Hale
  • May 5, 2022
    Q&A: Can STEM teaching practices be applied to non-STEM subjects?

    STEM teaching techniques aren’t just for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. They can and are applied to almost any subject. With that in mind, to apply STEM to other subjects requires identifying what features of a STEM education approach are most relevant, and how they can be translated. Socio-Scientific Issues (SSI) is the term used […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • May 3, 2022
    What is STEM?

    Simply stated the acronym STEM stands for Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics. But beyond the teaching of these specific disciplines STEM education is much much more! How does stem education differ? STEM is Intrinsically Interdisciplinary First and foremost STEM weaves these disciplines into a single fabric. Let’s be honest, you can’t really learn physics without […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • April 28, 2022
    Roblox: A Unique Education and Gaming Opportunity—But is it Safe?

    Roblox is excellent for teaching children STEM concepts, but grave dangers exist that can have negative consequences if parents aren’t careful to monitor the way children play the game. The main issues parents have with Roblox are: the possibility of interaction with other players; and some of the content is made by users over the […]

    Kevin Bennett
  • April 24, 2022
    4 Tips For Introducing Technology to the Classroom

    As an assistant coordinator for model schools in New York State, sixth-grade English teacher Laurie Guyon understands the value of tech tools in education. Two weeks before a new school year, new iPads were delivered to her district. Laurie was entirely unfamiliar with them. Ultimately, this meant she learned to code alongside students, becoming very […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • April 21, 2022
    ” Wow in the World”: STEM Education Podcast for Children

    “Wow in the World” is hosted by Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz, who help children find an interest in science through relatable presenters. One of the chief advantages of this STEM Education podcast is inciting the imagination of its listeners. Where radio and other audio options have always outshone visual media is in terms of […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • April 12, 2022
    5 Ways To Encourage Kids To Pursue STEM

    STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education is being pushed more and more every year. However, STEM can be very intimidating and involves a lot of advanced terminologies that go way over children’s heads. STEM is a dedicated curriculum focused on developing the workforce to be as diverse and skilled as possible upon graduation. The lessons […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • April 10, 2022
    Why Education Investors Shouldn’t Ignore Afterschool STEM

    STEM offers opportunities for all students, especially those contending with income difficulties or cultural challenges. Beyond expanded representation, STEM facilitates careers by providing students with expanded life skills and helping students learn how to think critically. Even so, there are barriers under-privileged youth must contend with. For example, “investors and policymakers…continue to miss a giant […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • April 3, 2022
    Is Roblox the Future of Education?

    The following is a excerpt from an article by Hamza Mudassir, Product and Strategy Expert, Lecturer at Cambridge, Consultant and Founder of Platypodes.io What is Roblox? Roblox is not just a gaming company. It aims to revolutionize education! It is a virtual playground for nearly 200 million monthly users, with two-thirds of those users being […]

    Dmitry Litvinov
  • March 25, 2022
    What are Hong Kong’s STEM education challenges?

    In light of society’s growing need for STEM talents, the Hong Kong Education Bureau incorporated STEM into their 8 learning areas (KLAs) in the primary and secondary school curriculum. STEM is taught in primary schools subject categories of Maths and General Studies. At the same time, In secondary schools, it is further broken down into […]

    Dmitry Litvinov