Proper education is important to our future generations! By teaching children STEM education, we can increase their interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM based learning provides easy to learn material that engages students and satisfies their natural curiosity.
STEM Learning vs Traditional Learning
Today’s children are living through a technological revolution. New advances in technology change the way they learn, which affects their whole lives. Traditional education can leave learning gaps by making it difficult for children to understand the connections between what they are learning and how it relates to their day-to-day lives. STEM education includes observations and experiments that assure there is no disconnect in the understanding of concepts and real-world applications.
The Impact of STEM Learning
Outside of the Classroom
STEM education provides children with the skills necessary for them to be successful in fields beyond just science, technology, engineering, and math. Exposing children to these areas expands their interests and prepares them to succeed. While not all children are passionate about math and science, all children are creative. STEM learning allows children to use their creativity and better understand 21st century skills.
The Future of STEM
Parents wish for a bright future for their children. When a child feels confident, they are more likely to step out of their comfort zone and take risks. STEM education has been shown to improve students’ academic performance and mental abilities, preparing them for success in college and beyond.
All AYS before and after school programs focus on four core curriculum areas. One of these core areas is STEM, which is frequently implemented into our programming via fun hands-on projects and other activities. AYS youth development leaders and associates are also available to help students complete their STEM homework and help them better grasp the concept!