Following the previous post, this one shares an important skill that you can help your child develop based on my personal experience in completing my Master's thesis at MIT.
Coaching the MIT Way (1 of 2)
When it comes to STEM education, the most ambitious goal is probably to get up to the standards that the best science & engineering programs provide: Caltech, MIT, Stanford... you name it! What do these schools actually promote to become world famous? In this post, I will be sharing the most helpful, critical skills I... Continue Reading →
Choosing the Right STEM Camp for the Summer!
While the summer is approaching, STEM camp advertisements can be very attractive. How do you choose the right camp for your child? Is it worth your money?
Why the Fanciest Science Fair Projects Aren’t the Best? Coaching Open-Ended Science Projects.
Understand the real purpose of your child's science fair, or any open-ended science projects. Learn how to coach your child through a science fair project so the STEM-ability lasts beyond just one project.
When You Know the Science Fair is Coming – Be the Mentor & Pick a Topic!
The science fair deadline can be stressful. Learn how to help as a parent from the moment you see the science fair notice! This post focuses on helping your child come up with a topic of his/her interest.
“Ugh, Why do I Need to Know so Much Math!”
Learn to understand why kids say this all the time. Turn this complaint into an opportunity to coach your learners how math helps us live smarter.
Stay Pretty, Engineer – Turn Arts & Crafts into Engineering Projects
Children work on arts & crafts projects all the time. Adding engineering challenges in these projects triggers their computational thinking along with development in art. How can you be the person that adds this fun layer?
5 Key Milestones of Math Coaching
Knowing how to do math ourselves is way different from teaching it. Apply the 5 universal key coaching milestones to help our children adopt the skill early on.
Learning Science through Exploration, Words, and Numbers.
As our learners mature, science learning shifts from exploration, to fact-focused, to math-explained. How do we support them through these phases?
Building STEM Upon Math – MSET Pizza Making
A strong math foundation is THE KEY to excel in STEM. Learn how to help your child develop the tool needed to excel in STEM.