Kid Spark Education

Kid Spark Education
Kid Spark Education is a nonprofit based in Webb City, MO with the goal to help all children develop their confidence and skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). In order to reach as many children as possible, we train elementary and middle school educators, both in the United States and around the world, to teach Kid Spark’s curated and researched-based engineering education program to their pre-K to 8th-grade students.

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STEM Activities for Children: Tips for  Homeschooling Parents

After ten years of research on STEM education for preschoolers and elementary students, we've got a lot to say about the importance of block play for young children as well as the importance of STEM mentors. In fact, our research shows that mentors (teachers, parents, grandparents....) aren't simply important—they're critical in helping children feel confident and capable in STEM.

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STEM Activities for Children: Tips and Tricks for Adult Mentors

After ten years of research on STEM education for preschoolers and elementary students, we've got a lot to say about the importance of block play for young children as well as the importance of STEM mentors. In fact, our research shows that mentors (teachers, parents, grandparents....) aren't simply important—they're critical in helping children feel confident and capable in STEM.

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Go beyond the buzzword with Kid Spark.

At Kid Spark Education, STEM isn't a buzzword: it's a powerful way to nurture students' natural curiosity; build confidence and skills in science, technology, engineering, and math; and foster abilities in collaboration, problem-solving, and communication. You, their teachers, are our most important partner in achieving our mission of preparing all children for a lifetime of learning about science and technology. The Kid Spark Blog is written by educators, for educators to be a resource in your toolbox so you can feel confident and capable in teaching STEM to your elementary students. 

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