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A Year in Review

A Year in Review

As 2021 came to an end, we spent a lot of time reflecting on this past year's journey. The rapidly-evolving public health directives, as well as school schedules and policies, have created lots of challenges for families. These same factors have posed challenges for...

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are just around the corner, and it's such an exciting time all around! The holidays are a wonderful time to connect with our loved ones, and enjoy some rest and relaxation.  We also recognize that the holidays can come with some stress, particularly when...

SPLICE Camp – Passion-Driven Learning for Students

SPLICE Camp – Passion-Driven Learning for Students

At STEM Minds, we’re all about allowing kids to take the lead in their learning. We’ve seen the way that students’ faces light up when they get to pick something they’re passionate about and have the opportunity to dive right in. This type of inquiry-based learning...

Sharing Ideas with 3D Design

Sharing Ideas with 3D Design

At STEM Minds, we are always encouraging our students to find new ways to share their ideas!  3D design is an amazing way to do this. 3D design refers to the process of using software to form a mathematical representation of a three-dimensional object. This technique...

Indigenous Voices in STEM

Indigenous Voices in STEM

In June, we celebrate National Indigenous History Month. This is an opportunity for all Canadians to celebrate the unique heritage and contributions of Indigenous peoples across the country. That’s why we want to share some amazing Indigenous individuals working in...

Pride Month & STEM

Pride Month & STEM

Every June, we celebrate Pride Month to commemorate of the Stonewall Riots, which occurred in June of 1969. This month is dedicated to uplifting LGBTQ+ voices, celebrating LGBTQ+ culture, and supporting the rights & dignity of the LGBTQ+ community. It is also an...

Coding Activities for National Poetry Month

Coding Activities for National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! This month is to celebrate and encourage the reading, writing, and teaching of poetry throughout the world. In celebration of this month, we have a few lesson ideas to combine the wonderful worlds of poetry and coding with your class....

International Women’s Day 2021 – Women Belong in STEM

International Women’s Day 2021 – Women Belong in STEM

Women belong in STEM.   As we've explored in the past, women have been at the forefront of many crucial advancements and breakthroughs in the world of STEM.     However, according to the World Economic Forum, women comprise only 30% of the world’s researchers,...

5 Years of Fearless Learning

5 Years of Fearless Learning

This March, STEM Minds is celebrating its 5th birthday! Over the last 5 amazing years, we sure have a lot to be proud of.   We set out with a simple goal of empowering youth through STEM education. For our founder and CEO, Anu Bidani, leaving a successful career...

The True Value of Holistic STEM Education

The True Value of Holistic STEM Education

While more and more people are getting on board with the value of STEM learning, it is sometimes difficult to determine what the best method of instruction is. When it comes to giving students the most valuable STEM education, it is not enough to simply memorize every...