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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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What’s More Important for Sports: Mind or Body?

There is no shortage of insight and acuity on this subject, yet one with a similar message and tone: Sports and/or physical activity benefit both mind and body. However, does one supersede the other from a physical v. mental standpoint? Or are they one in the same physiologically? The STEM Sports® supplemental curriculum examines and…

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COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Children

Introduction: The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted almost every aspect of people’s everyday lives. Mentally and fiscally, these have been trying times for most households. This includes children. Back when the pandemic first started, many schools were forced to close and resume classes via digital platforms. Afterschool programs, clubs, camps and sports were put on…