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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...

Black History Month and STEM

Black History Month and STEM

In honour of Black History Month, we’d like to take some time to reflect on and celebrate the contributions of the Black community to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We’ll be highlighting five impactful Black scientists who have...

Fun At Home STEM Activities to Explore as a Family

Fun At Home STEM Activities to Explore as a Family

With Family Day just around the corner, we have some great ways for your families to explore the exciting world of STEM together! These STEM activities are fun, hands-on, and most importantly, they will provide your family with a great way to bond and learn together....

The Year Ahead: Our 2021 Vision

The Year Ahead: Our 2021 Vision

As 2020 (finally) wound to an end, our team took some time to reflect. Like many businesses, our operations were greatly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic – much of our programming had to transition to a virtual format, and we worked hard to support teachers and...

Students in STEM: Josh & Aidan

Students in STEM: Josh & Aidan

This week we had the pleasure of sitting down with two of our students, Josh and Aidan, who have been with STEM Minds since the very beginning!   Both Josh and Aidan have grown so much since they started coming to STEM Minds several years ago and it has been...

A STEM Student Case Study – Robert A

A STEM Student Case Study – Robert A

This week our team member Emma had the pleasure of meeting virtually with Robert, a former staff member at STEM Minds who is completing his undergraduate degree in chemistry, to discuss the ways that STEM learning has impacted his work in his field. Read the interview...

Gifts for the Maker Dad in your Life

Gifts for the Maker Dad in your Life

  Father's Day is coming up fast (June 21st in case this took you by surprise!). If your father or father figure is a compulsive tinkerer, then you have come to the right place! Check out our gift guide for our Father’s Day gift guide for Makers.   To start,...