Developing 21st Century Skills Through STEM

As a part of our science and social studies curriculum, Grade 2 students have been studying the history of transportation by exploring the inventions that were created to make our lives easier.  To spark engagement, the children were introduced to the  WeDo 2.0 Lego Education robotics program.  This program brings to life 100 building elements… Continue reading Developing 21st Century Skills Through STEM

What Does Resilience in Children Look Like?

If you’ve happened to stumble into the child psychology or social science sections of your local bookstore recently, you’ve also probably noticed an increasing number of works focused on the resilience of children. Between Paul Tough’s “How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character,” Angela Duckworth’s “Grit: The Power of Passion and… Continue reading What Does Resilience in Children Look Like?