STEM Education for Future Career Growth: More Essential Than Ever in the 2020’s

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STEM is more fundamental and essential than ever Back in 2001, the National Science Foundation introduced the acronym “STEM”, standing for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. In the decades that followed, educators and schools adopted and expanded efforts to embrace STEM related education. Heading into the new decade, STEM has never been so vital for […]

11 Underlying Assumptions Of Digital Literacy

11 Underlying Assumptions Of Digital Literacy In understanding the shift from literacy to digital literacy–or rather to understand them both in their own native contexts–it may help to take a look at the underlying assumptions of digital literacy. This means looking at what’s changing, why it’s changing, and what that means for education. 1. Schools […]

Google CS First

I started a coding club at my son’s school with his grade 3 teacher a couple of years ago. We used Google’s CS First curriculum. (https://csfirst.withgoogle.com/en/home) I had sent my son to a computer programming class in the neighbourhood to learn about coding when he started grade 3. His teacher was very enthusiastic about technology … Read moreGoogle CS First