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Encourage children to think about where they are in space: if they’re looking at a map of the zoo, ask them where they are in relation to the kangaroos or lions. Shutterstock

Five things parents can do every day to help develop STEM skills from a young age

Early STEM skills are as important as early literacy skills. Parents can help their preschoolers develop STEM skills by working these simple techniques into everyday activities.
Career changers are intrinsically motivated and tend to be more committed to teaching, having changed careers later in life. Shutterstock

Want to solve our STEM skills problem? Bring in the professionals

STEM professionals who change careers to become teachers are often intrinsically motivated, and can help engage kids in STEM subjects with their real-world experience.
Research shows that when parents engage in simple science projects with their kids at home, it boosts their learning in school. (Shutterstock)

Science in the home boosts children’s academic success

From collecting bugs to using math apps, there are many ways parents can engage in STEM activities with their kids to support their learning.
Language matters in every class: English, math, history and science. Rawpixel /

The sound of inclusion: Why teachers’ words matter

In English and science alike, every student and teacher brings his or her own language patterns to class. But how can educators make sure that language bias doesn't harm student achievement?

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