Tag: STEM

Canadian Student Designs ‘A Bright Future’ for Canada

By Yasmin Ranade
Today, Google Canada revealed the national winner and three grade group winners of this year’s Doodle 4 Google contest. Of those four masterpieces, 11th-grader Jana Sofia Panem’s Doodle, “A Bright Future” was selected as the national winner!

Vote For Your Favourite Doodle 4 Google in Honour of Canada’s 150th

By Yasmin Ranade
Google is asking Canadians to vote for their favourite doodles by June 2 to give students a chance to have the winner’s artwork takeover Google.ca for a day and win a $10,000 university scholarship as well as a $10,000 scholarship for his/her school.

Who is Inspiring STEM in Canada?

By Yasmin Ranade
What motivates girls to consider careers in STEM? How are schools celebrating the passion of STEM teachers? What programs encourage youth to apply their digital know-how to real world situations? Are there regional opportunities to create a groundswell for STEM across Canada? How are tech companies sharing their mentors?

IBM Shines a Spotlight on STEM

By Yasmin Ranade
Earning widespread acclaim, the popular movie Hidden Figures showcases a remarkable story of how three African-American women in the 1960s poignantly use their mathematical acumen, personal determination and a unique opportunity at NASA to help put astronaut John Glenn in orbit.

New Coding Toys for Kids Coming in 2017

By Christine Persaud
Coding toys for kids of all ages are all the rage these days. They incorporate play with learning critical skills in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Here are 3 more really cool coding toys that kids will be able to get their hands on this year to further their learning of coding.