Why Do Preschoolers Need a STEAM Curriculum?

STEAM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. It is the foundation of the curriculum at The Amazing Explorers Academy’s preschool, daycare, and pre-kindergarten programs. So why do toddlers and preschool-aged children, most of whom don’t even know how to read and write yet, need a STEAM-based curriculum? Won’t that […]

Disconnecting Children from Technology

Advice from Amazing Explorers With the summer months around the corner, parents start thinking about activities for their children. Summer is an exciting time to celebrate milestones and pursue other interests. Nevertheless, during the summer months, some children become more dependent on TV, game consoles, or other electronic devices for entertainment. With growing evidence of […]

Six Characteristics of a Great STEM Lesson

STEM is more than just a grouping of subject areas. It is a movement to develop the deep mathematical and scientific underpinnings students need to be competitive in the 21st-century workforce. But this movement goes far beyond preparing students for specific jobs. STEM develops a set of thinking, reasoning, teamwork, investigative, and creative skills that […]