STEM Education- It Takes a Village

STEM Sports® provides turnkey sports-based supplemental curricula for K-8 students to drive hands-on STEM learning in classrooms and after-school programs across the globe. We currently have curricula in 49 states and 7 countries. It is our mission to provide quality STEM education to students regardless of socio-economic status, race, or gender. Despite our constant efforts…

Starting STEM Young – Why STEM Exposure in Early Education is Key

The importance of quality STEM education has been on the rise in schools and after-school programs across the country. This is likely due to the rapidly changing world and the increase in STEM jobs that is happening currently and is projected to happen in the coming years. STEM occupations have grown by 79 percent since…

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Why Physical Education Can’t Be a Casualty of the Pandemic

When thinking about the health of a child, it is not enough to just think about one aspect. There are physical and mental health concerns. Both of these are essential to a happy, healthy and developing child.  STEM Sports® is an education company that uses sport as a way to facilitate STEM education. By doing…

Benefits of Play

Introduction: Oftentimes, school is seen as something that should be structured, disciplined and productive. While all of these things are true, there is evidence that there is one more thing essential to our education systems- fun.  Research shows that kids who play see educational benefits in the classroom as well as in the way their…

STEM Sports® Launches Alternative to Video Game Gifts This Holiday Season

Monthly subscription for kids combines real learning with physical activity all disguised as fun The launch of the STEM Sports® All-Star Kit subscription expands the company’s mission by introducing kids to the science behind the sports they love – on their own time, and at home with their siblings, parents, caregivers, family, and friends. STEM Sports®…

Free computer science program brings STEM education to underserved Philadelphia students

Introduction  STEM jobs are rising faster than in any other field. It’s estimated that 3.5 million jobs will need to be filled by 2025. Aside from demand, STEM jobs also have a higher median hourly pay and yearly salary.  With this in mind, Chris Avery, Vice President of Programs at Steppingstone Scholars, is finding ways…