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Building toys are among the best to encourage creativity as kids create skyscrapers, bridges, and so much more!  We have found the best building toys that go beyond your classic blocks to creating genius pieces to inspire your future engineer. 1. Crazy Forts When you think of "building toys", you probably don't have a fort set as the...

Our Simple Guidelines Teaching Kids to Code   Apple's 2016 World Wide Developers Conference featured the inspiring opening video "Everyone Can Code" which showed people from around the world, many only student aged, demonstrating the incredible things they were able to build on a computer because of their ability to code. While the products of successful coding...

STEM vs. STEAM STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. STEM is still the more prevalent acronym in education, with focuses on STEM-certified schools and STEM labs and entire categories of STEM related educational products, while the “Arts” are a recent addition. While the arts are...

  What is Computer Science Education Week? Computer Science Education Week (CSEDweek.org) is a national movement to focus on Computer Science in schools K-12 to inspire an interest in Computer Science education and careers. Computer Science Education Week is December 5-11, 2016. If you are still looking for activities to do for Computer Science Education week within your classroom, there...

So you are ready to encourage your kid to embrace STEM. Maybe you are about to send your kid to a STEM camp, buy a STEM toy or book, or work with your child on a STEM project. What is the best way to encourage your kid so that he won’t run from STEM?  How...