STEM learning focuses on science, technology, engineering and math to build children’s critical thinking skills and sense of curiosity. This field of education presents real-world scenarios that kids solve with a hands-on approach. With the world becoming an increasingly complex place, it’s important for children to grasp STEM concepts to prepare themselves to participate in the future workforce and to understand how technology works. Beyond the practical applications, it’s just plain fun!
STEM learning provides many benefits for kids that they use every day. They learn how to apply their knowledge to solve problems that occur in their lives, like fixing a broken toy or figuring out how to build a perfect LEGO castle. They also learn about their environment, from pets at home to the plants in their backyard. An open-ended, curious approach encourages kids to think outside the box and collaborate to work toward a solution.
Developing critical thinking skills is an important part of growing up. Kids must learn how to evaluate information and figure out how to use it. STEM learning helps children to get better at using the technology that powers the world, which is particularly useful for preparing them for their adult lives. STEM education helps you better understand the world and relate to it. STEM involves introducing children to new concepts through activities and games. It essentially helps them live the concepts rather than only reading about them.
Team ELM agrees that STEM is a vital part of childhood learning and development! That’s why we offer STEM club as one of our many Team ELM After School Clubs! STEM club is offered Wednesday at 6-7 PM & Friday 5-6 PM at our Jamesburg location at 45 East Railroad Ave, as well as virtually! Call now at 732-301-7015 to get more information, and sign your child up for this amazing opportunity! As always check out www.teamelmnj.com to learn more and see all the other amazing clubs!
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