In today’s world of ever-changing technology, how do we help our kids academically? Not only that, how do we help prepare them for a fulfilling career in the future? Don’t stress out, parents! There are plenty of learning resources and tools designed just for this type of dilemma. Let’s see what they are.
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The Occupational Information Network predicts that STEM skills will be a greater demand in the next several decades. The good news is that there are plenty of resources to help kids build the skillsets needed for STEM careers.
Coding and Programming Skills.
You probably have already heard these fancy terms: application development, big data, machine learning, blockchain… It’s many parents’ dreams for their children to pursue a career in these fields. So where do you start? The secret is coding toys and programmable robots.
If your kid loves to design and build stuff, they may have the potential to be an excellent engineer. Besides building and creating structures, engineering toys promote your child’s planning skills and critical thinking skills.
Logical Thinking and Focus
To do well in school, it’s important for our kids to develop strong logical thinking and critical reasoning skills. Additionally, learning to stay focused can help promote persistence and perseverance.