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Supporting Girls in STEM

Supporting Girls in STEM

It has been well documented that there is a lack of representation of girls and women across STEM fields. Women are half of the US workforce but only 27% of STEM workers. Similarly, “while women have surpassed men in college attendance and completion rates, women...

Women for the Environment

Women for the Environment

Women are crucial to creating a future that is more equal, sustainable, and inclusive. In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2022, we want to share some amazing women who have fought to advocate for and preserve our environment.   Rachel Carson (1907...

How Esports Benefits Youth

How Esports Benefits Youth

Lots of parents experience hesitation when they hear about esports. They have lots of questions about esports, and what sort of role they would play in their kids’ lives, including: Are video games a good way for youth to spend time? Will esports help them reach their...

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...