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Gifts for Kids Interested in Technology

In an age of digital music, ecommerce, and social media, it’s easy to see that technology is the future. Knowing this, it’s more important than ever before to educate our younger generations on the mechanics and programming of modern computerized electronics.  Programs that incorporate STEM and STEAM courses into their curriculum open doors to jobs […]

Why Your Child Should Learn About Robotics

Living in a digital age of rapid technological advancement has drastically increased the need for experts in the field of science, engineering and technology. Learning about robotics at an early age gives children the confidence and skills needed to excel in an ever-evolving world. Unsure about exactly what robotics means? Robotics is the designing, engineering […]

Elements of Success in a Professional Career

Professional success is relative to the person perceiving it. It can be many things. A raise or promotion at work, completing a difficult task, and receiving a positive performance review are all examples of what some people might describe as professional success. Your definition might depend on the industry you work in, the title you […]

Jobs of the Future – STEAM Prepares them Early

The world is your oyster, that’s the message we want to send to future generations. As the world continues to grow and evolve, more doors are opening into unique and fulfilling career paths. One trend we’ve noticed is the rise of tech and science-based jobs. In a world dominated by video games, online shopping, and […]

State of Our Education System (University Level)

United States universities have long been recognized as some of the best in the world. Approximately 5% of students enrolling in American universities are international students. Among the many prized educational institutions in the world, the United States holds the top three global university rankings with MIT, Sanford and Harvard. Other international schools, such as […]

Rise of YouTube: Skills for Creating Your Own Channel

YouTube is a video streaming and social site, which launched in 2005. Since its debut on the internet, YouTube has taken the world by storm, racking up 1.8 billion monthly users. What began as a way for people at home to share personal videos has erupted into a full-on career path. YouTubers make money by […]

The State of the Elementary School Education System

The American school system begins at age 5 or 6, depending on which state you reside in. Following primary or kindergarten at age 5, students reach elementary school for grades 1 through 5. Grades 6 to 8 are considered middle school or junior high, while 9 to 12 are high school levels. Most students graduate […]

What are Microcomputers and Why Kids Should Learn About Them?

A microcomputer sounds like some fancy technological miniature, but it’s exactly as the name implies – a small scale computer. Many modern notebook laptops, such as the Chromebook, fall into this category. They run on a microprocessor and use a single circuit board to perform. With technology taking up so much of the modern world, […]

Value of After-School Programs

After-school programs were introduced in the early 1900s as a form of extended childcare. Today, these programs have evolved into organized applications of play, academics, and hobbies. While the original benefit of childcare is still implied, many programs offer far more than babysitting.  When you enroll your child in an after-school program, you provide opportunities […]