Using STEM to Build Brains

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

Developmentally appropriate preschool STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) experiences give young children opportunities to develop divergent thinking, problem solving, and cause and effect. Experiences have great potential to affect brain development during the crucial early childhood window of opportunity.

Course Information Why should children start STEM learning in the preschool years?Explore features of a developmentally appropriate preschool STEM program. Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) experiences give young children opportunities to develop divergent thinking, problem solving, cause and effect, and sequencing, and they don't have to be expensive!Experiences have a great potential to affect brain development, and the early years are a crucial window of opportunity. See how positive early experiences with STEM impact children's chances for achievement in future learning. Funding for this 2-hour training course was generously provided through a grant by The Boeing Company.

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