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(we are republishing our past newsletters on Medium, so it is easy for people to find the articles)

(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.

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