Enhance Your Makerspace!

The Cost-Effective Enhancement for any Makerspace It’s no secret how exciting the trend of makerspaces are for schools. While this movement was started quite some time ago, it seems to have gained particularly great momentum in the past 5 years. Built on the idea of ‘constructionism’, makerspaces are a very obviously translated idea, where a […]

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Don’t Forget About STEM This Summer

The Forgotten Option of STEM After-School There are no shortages of after-school activities for parents to get their kids involved in. Soccer, swimming, ballet, gymnastics and hockey to name a few, all eventually work their way into millions of household schedules across the globe. While some students go on to become professional athletes, some also lose […]

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EdTech Products: What Works?

“What do I Look for in EdTech Products?” The rising popularity of EdTech products and software must be mind-boggling to educators, when it comes to making a choice about what to spend the budget dollars on. Will it be effective? Will the students engage? Will they enjoy using it? When we look to equate usage with value, that’s […]

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What Robotics can Teach Students

What Students can Learn From Robotics Any teacher or mentor of an FLL or WRO team will tell you that their students are benefiting across several different aspects of their academic and personal lives. The team-building and excitement; the challenges and problem solving; the lasting friendships and new life skills are all listed as great […]

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VRT at MSSS 2016

A Weekend of Education Technology!

We’ve had a Fun Weekend Using Education Technology Members of our Team Attended the Manitoba Schools Science Symposium The largest annual science event held for all students throughout Manitoba, this STEM-celebrating event was held on Friday at the University of Manitoba and was open to students from grades 4 to 12. We enjoyed high traffic at our […]

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