What is STEM Education

STEM Education is an approach focuses in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics The foundation of innovation lies in a dynamic, motivated and well-educated workforce equipped with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills. However, the nature of our workforce and the needs of our industries have changed over time.

Today, an understanding of scientific and mathematical principles, a working knowledge of computer hardware and software, and the problem-solving skills developed by courses in STEM are necessary for most jobs. Therefore, STEM education is an enormous and pressing need.

STEM Education is responsible for providing our country with three kinds of intellectual capital:

Scientists and engineers who will continue the research and development that is central to the economic growth of our country

Scientists and engineers who will continue the research and development that is central to the economic growth of our country

Scientifically literate voters & citizens who make intelligent decisions about public policy and understand the world around them

Why Study Robotics

Robotics serves education in many ways. The everyday relevance of robotic systems – smart phones, autonomous cars, Internet‐connected appliances, telemedicine, and countless other applications – provides a natural hook for l essons. Given the disruptive effects automation has had on jobs and the economy, robotics itself is also a valuable area of study. The process of developing robotic solutions provides a rich and meaningful context for engaging students in CT practices and CS content, including work‐related 21st century skills. Robotics scenarios can also be used to contextualize other STEM concepts. Ultimately, the “brains” of robotic systems are driven not only by the bits of steel, silicon, and data within them, but by the CS and Computational Thinking skills of the developers who design and program them – higher‐order problem‐solving skills that might be best developed when conducting authentic inquiry.


STEM with Robotics

Our curriculum is designed to transform STEM learning for students that utilizes real world problems and contextualized learning that includes robot simulation software, Snap CAD lessons, acquire fundamental programming, incorporates work related "21st Century Learning Skills" and emphasizes the integration of robot systems into everyday lives.

The curriculum is developed by the global leaders in STEM education. Robomatter Incorporated is a technology and engineering curriculum solutions provider focused on bringing STEM experiences to students by leveraging the motivational effects of robotics in teaching and learning. Robomatter's solutions include research - based curricula, interactive technology tools, STEM teacher professional development programs and certification programs through a partnership with Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy.

What is Computational Thinking Skills?

Computational Thinking is the thought processes involved in formulating problems and bring about computational solutions so that it can effectively carried out by an information-processing agent.

"Computational thinking is the new literacy of the 21st century." - Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Research, Jeannette Marie Wing


Why Computational Thinking Skills important?

Hadi Partovi, a tech entrepreneur and investor, and CEO of the education nonprofit Code.org says, "Understanding how technology works, how the Internet works, and learning to solve problems with computational thinking, these skills are as important as learning how electricity works, how digestion works, or solving problems using algebra.