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Science of Hockey

Believe it or not, Hockey is one of the few sports the STEM Sports® team has yet to produce a curriculum for. A sport that entails plenty of STEM concepts for students to wrap their minds around as they skate past the blue line and set-up their teammate with a centering pass. Needless to say, our…

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The Benefits of Cross-Curricular Instruction 

Student learning styles are not cookie cutter. Each student learns and comprehends information differently. As educators, it is essential to know each student’s style and use cross-curricular teaching in the classroom to engage a broader range of students.  Cross-Curricular Definition  Cross-curricular teaching is the use of multiple academic disciplines during each lesson. This teaching method…

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Benefits of Summer Enrichment Programs

What are Summer Enrichment Programs? Summer enrichment programs are activities and initiatives that engage students in their education throughout the summer months. This can be used to combat the summer slump regardless of a child’s grade level. Summer enrichment programs can be facilitated by educators or parents at-home or through summer camps.  The goal of…

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When STEM and Football Collide

There has been a significant increase of awareness around concussions and head injuries in football in recent years. By extension, this awareness and subsequent increase in concussion protocols has decreased concussions since 2015, as depicted below by IQVIA: an independent, third-party associated with the NFL (National Football League) to effectively measure the impact of injuries,…

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Summer Enrichment Ideas & Activities

What are Summer Enrichment Programs & Activities? Summer enrichment programs are anything that promotes learning, education, and engagement in students outside of the classroom and school year. Summer enrichment programs are essential to students’ curriculum retention and development, regardless of grade level. In this article, you will find out ways to engage your students in…