1. Helping Your Gifted Child Thrive

    When you have a gifted child, giving them the guidance they need to succeed in school is crucial to their success. Gifted children are prone to becoming bored in traditional classrooms, because they are not challenged by grade-level curriculum, and skipping grades often makes children feel socially isolated from their peers, and is difficult for children who are not emotionally ready to be in a cl…Read More

  2. Tips For Raising Entrepreneurial Children

    At Elite Scholars STEAM Academy, we aim to empower our students to explore a variety of career options, and utilize their unique vision to become contributors, innovators, and entrepreneurs. If you are a business owner yourself, you may be particularly interested in fostering an entrepreneurial spirit in your child. Even if your child doesn’t end up starting their own business, there are many be…Read More

  3. The Benefits of Hands-On Learning

    At Elite Scholars STEAM Academy, our learning philosophy is based on this Chinese proverb: “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” We are big proponents of the idea of learning by doing, because hands-on learning has many benefits. In this blog, we will go over just a few. Deepens understanding When you learn passively, through reading, for example, there is only so…Read More

  4. The Seven Learning Styles

    At Elite Scholars STEAM Academy, we aim to empower students through education. One way we do this is by providing learning opportunities for all different learning styles. Though learning styles are a relatively recent phenomenon, it is widely recognized that there are different ways in which to learn, and that each individual has a preference for how to learn. You may have a mix of different styl…Read More

  5. The Importance of the ‘A’ in STEAM

    The concept of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) program was born out of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs. As beneficial as STEM programs are in terms of introducing children to important skills they will use for the rest of their lives, we believe that the A is STEAM is equally as important as the other letters. However, there is some debate ove…Read More

  6. Starting STEAM Early: Why It Matters

    At Elite Scholars STEAM Academy, we are proud to offer an early childhood program. It may seem soon to some, but research shows that the first five years of life are crucial in terms of how children learn and view the world. By offering a STEAM program to preschoolers and kindergartners, we are facilitating their development into the curious and open-minded leaders they will be in the future. STEA…Read More

  7. What is STEAM Education?

    STEAM education is a new wave of teaching children that focuses on science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and art. This means of education gives children the opportunity to use creativity and critical thinking as a normal means to problem solving. The goal of early STEAM education is to give children the educational foundation on which they can build their future schooling. This educa…Read More