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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…

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ESSER III Funds for Summer STEM Enrichment

The COVID-19 pandemic had a variety of impacts on the world, one of these being in the education space. With school closures, canceled events and a full shift to virtual learning, many education companies were negatively impacted during this time. These hard times led to the creation of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief…

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How to Get Kids Interested in Engineering

In our constantly growing world and economy, the role of engineers is continuing to rise at a rapid rate. Engineering is an essential part of our society’s continued expansion. In order to continue to produce quality engineers with innovative mindsets, we have to find ways to get kids interested in engineering. This early interest is…

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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…

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The Josh Gibson Foundation and the Negro Leagues 100th Anniversary

The Josh Gibson Foundation, named in honor of Negro League baseball player and second Negro League player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame Josh Gibson, offers free academic, mentoring, tutoring, nutrition, and athletic programs to at-risk youth. They focus on forming the children as both athletes and people to, “allow the…

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Senate Approves Panchanathan as National Science Foundation Chief

This article was originally posted by Doug Lederman on Inside Higher Ed The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Sethuraman Panchanathan, a senior administrator at Arizona State University, as the new director of the National Science Foundation, a leading funder of academic research. Panchanathan has been a member of the National Science Board, the body that…

Entrepreneur: How STEM Sports CEO is taking his love of sports to the classroom

This article was originally published by the Phoenix Business Journal By Barbara Smith  – Editorial Intern, Phoenix Business Journal a day ago Jeff Golner always thought of himself as a right-brained person, learning and expressing himself through more tactile means.  When the opportunity presented itself to buy STEM Sports in late 2017, Golner knew it was the right fit. Using…

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STEM Ecosystems Webinar: Calculating Calories and Heart Rate

The Webinar: On Thursday April 23rd, STEM Sports® was part of STEM Ecosystem’s webinar series that introduces ways to implement STEM from home. STEM Sports®’ Director of Curriculum and Strategy Sean Barton and Curriculum Writer Rachel Kissner led the webinar and introduced a STEM Sports® lesson called Counting Calories and Heart rate and we used…

Iranian Women Openly Attend Soccer Match For First Time In Nearly 40 Years

October 18, 2019  This article was originally published on reuters.com  Last week, for the first time in nearly 40 years, women were allowed to attend Tehran’s Azadi, or Freedom, Stadium for a 2022 World Cup qualifier. Though discrimination still remains, the match comes as an important milestone in the #NoBan4Women movement. They had to sit…