Traditional schooling is woefully inadequate for the fast-paced, information-overloaded, and ever-changing environments that kids face today. It has proved ineffective at arming children with the skills, knowledge and mindset necessary for uncertain times and career paths.
The STEM approach to learning takes a hands-on, discovery-based approach that helps kids develop their innate curiosity and interest, retain knowledge for much longer, and apply it in real-life situations.
Here is an infographic by Kidpillar.com that looks at traditional education vs STEM learning.
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