(we are republishing our past newsletters on Medium, so it is easy for people to find the articles)
Oct 2017 Newsletter.
Welcome to our October Newsletter. Here are some recent k-9 education articles that inspired us, as well as a couple of local STEAM events that your kids might enjoy.
McKinsey used machine learning to discover the best way to teach science.
Which way do kids learn better — teacher-directed or inquiry-based? The recent McKinsey report sheds some new lights on it based on the data from half a million students across 72 countries.
The founder of Khan Academy built the ultimate school for kids to work and play together — take a look inside
Khan is leading the charge on another learning revolution: flexible learning spaces. The approach takes a hard left turn from regular schooling, and it could pave the way for schools of the future.
How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off
“Creativity may be hard to nurture, but it’s easy to thwart.” — This article is from last year. We love that it addresses the core of creativity — passion, joy, the breadth of knowledge…
Bay Area STEAM Events
The 7th annual Discovery Day at AT&T Park is Saturday 11/11/17
Free event with tons of great activities for kids. We think it is best for kids K-5. Check out other Bay Area Science Festival events as well.
The 49er’s STEAM Education program has kicked off
Your children’s teacher can apply for a free field trip to Levi’s stadium filled with STEAM activities with a football twist.