Posts Tagged "STEM"

How to Teach Young Children to Code

Coding has gained the stigma for being a “mature” technical skill. In reality, much like reading and writing, it’s a skill that should be taught during elementary education. As intimidating as coding may seem, the cognitive and critical thinking skills

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Easy Ways to Introduce Math Into Your Child’s Life

Introducing math into your child’s life can be a difficult task. Unlike reading, it needs to be introduced in various ways and will most likely require more effort on your part. Reading and writing are skills that a child typically

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Back-to-School Shopping Made Easy

Summer camp is winding down, nights are coming sooner, and bedtimes are making a dreaded reappearance. That’s right, summer is over and school is coming back! It’s time to get all your ducks in a row and make sure the

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Why Kids Should Learn Coding At An Early Age

  As we reach a technological peak, it’s becoming exceedingly important to gain fluency in programming and coding. According to Mitchel Resnick, Director of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, “Coding is the new literacy. To thrive

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The Gender Gap In Math Starts In Kindergarten

The gender gap in math may start at kindergarten ― and preschool teachers may unintentionally play some role in it. A study published Thursday in AERA Open, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association, shows that’s where the

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Get Better Math Grades: Indirectly Reading And Talking About Math Can Improve Academic Performance

Simple questions can go a long way in helping young children understand math and perform well in class. Which person in the candy shop has more jelly beans? Is the sleeping child above the bed or below it? These are the types

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Robotics Can Get Girls Into STEM, but Some Still Need Convincing

When her high school in Grosse Ile, Michigan, started a co-ed robotics team dubbed The Wired Devils, Maya Pandya thought she’d give it a try. The 17-year-old already excelled in math and science, and had considered going into engineering as

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Future of Education: Robot Teachers Are In!

    Kids will soon be facing robotic teachers and more virtual learning. Is this a good sign for the educational sector? Learn more about the future of robotic teachers and how the scholastic world can prepare for this big

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Future farming includes robotics

From robotic milking machines on dairy farms to autonomous tractors and unmanned aerial vehicles, robots are taking a greater role in everyday tasks on farms. Demand for agricultural robots is being driven by global trends in population growth, an increasing

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The iMums Review the Zumo™ Learning System by Zyrobotics

The Zumo(TM) Learning System by Zyrobotics is a learning system that makes apps switch accessible so everyone can use them. In the box is Zumo the Turtle, an Android Tablet in a kid proof case which comes pre-loaded with Zyrobotics

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