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Weekly Update: May 11

May 11, 2020

Spotlight: This week we’ll be talking to Doug Braden from InkSmith about their pivot from creating STEAM education materials to PPE on Instagram Live. Be sure to check out that and more in this week’s Actua at Home update.

STEM Activities

Here are this week’s highlighted STEM activities from the Actua network, as well as others we recommend! For more content, visit our network member websites and Actua’s full library of curated STEM resources.

Live Events
Hot Topics

With school closures due to COVID-19, parents are facing a suite of new challenges. Here are some helpful articles and interviews that can help you navigate this unprecedented time:

Tips from the Math Guru on how to engage your kids in Math at Home (video)

Spending more time online during COVID pandemic means children are at greater risk of online exploitation (audio)

Mental Health – Supporting Kids Through COVID-19 (podcast)

Kids are online more than ever during the pandemic, creating ‘opportunity’ for predators (video)

 

Mark your calendars

Every Friday at 11:30 a.m. EDT: #LIVEwithJennifer – Tune in on our Instagram (@actua_canada) each Friday for a special live interview with Actua’s CEO Jennifer Flanagan and special guest.

 

Follow us on social media for more STEM content

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Be sure to also follow our network member accounts

 

Thank you to our supporters! 

STEM education has never been more important. To all of our funders, we thank you for your continued support as we pivot to provide STEM at home learning. Your unwavering commitment is helping thousands of Canadian youth.

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