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2020 STEM Skills for Jobs of the Future

We can all appreciate that the world is rapidly changing. While some may feel a sense of uncertainty in predicting how learning and workplaces will function in a post COVID-19 society, what we can be sure of is that jobs of the future will be relying on Generation Z’s STEM skills more than ever.

The term ‘essential work’ has entered into all of our consciousness where we have all been challenged to think about what professions are vital to support society to function at its best and when remote work and social distance is the new norm.

 

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Introducing Your Child to the Wonders of STEM

We often don’t associate the word ‘STEM’ with creativity, as the science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects have traditionally been reserved for a purely scientific concept approach to education. But what if STEM also came to represent sensory-exploration, thought-provoking discoveries, entertaining education and monumental inventions?

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7 Ways To Make Maths Fun

While some people love the structure maths offers, people associate mathematics with unpleasant experiences of repetition, ROTE learning, and a rigid right and wrong answer.

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Girls and Stem

STEM for girls

If you have a young daughter, you’ll probably be aware of the industry-driven demand for more female representation in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). These fields offer well-paid stimulating careers that will change the world. So how do you encourage your daughter to keep her options open for a STEM career?

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Extending basic facts to estimating BIG number multiplication

This game is based on noughts and crosses, but can be played by 2 or 3 players. Instead of a blank 3 by 3 grid, draw up a grid of 6 by 6 squares and write into them (in a random order) the numbers: 70, 110, 130, 140, 160, 190, 210, 220, 260, 290, 300, 320, 370, 380, 420, 460, 470, 480, 530, 560, 610, 660, 680, 700, 750, 820, 830, 850, 940, 970, 1050, 1110 and 1250.

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