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10/17/2017

The Importance of STEM Learning

STEM refers to science, technology, engineering, and math, fields that are very important but maybe not quite popular with the majority of students. These subjects tend to be more challenging and require quite a bit of logical thinking, so may students don't look forward to them. However, these are also the industries that are growing most. To encourage your child to enjoy STEM learning, use these tips.

Focus on Fun Activities

To encourage your child to fall in love with STEM subjects, they must be fun. Instead of focusing on book learning and worksheets, look for fun hands-on activities that will be more engaging. Science experiments, cooking, and even gardening are all great ways to introduce your child to these subjects in a fun way that also encourages learning.

Explore STEM Related Careers

Your child may not like math or science, but they may be interested in becoming an engineer or a surgeon. Focus on the careers that STEM subjects lead to so that your child can explore the path to get there. Math may not seem fun, but when applied to real-life situations, it may not seem so bad. You can even look for a mentor for your child who works in the field they're interested in for an even better experience.

Look for Competitions

A little friendly competition is a great way to drive your child to do their best and develop new skills. Look for local or even national competitions that encourage STEM learning. Robotics competitions, science fairs, and technology competitions are all great ways to encourage your child to explore these fields with a potential prize at the end.

After School Tutoring in Sugar Hill, Georgia

To help your child improve their STEM skills, why not enroll them in tutoring in Sugar Hill? To learn more about the academic programs offered at The Tutoring Center, Sugar Hill GA, contact them at (678) 926-9475.

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