You know all those career paths that were, for a long time, assumed to be for boys only? Maybe you’ve heard of (or know, or are) someone who wanted to become an engineer, or a police officer, orLearn more!
She started her own school, travelled the world, and along the way, managed to inspire and empower all kinds of girls and women. We thought, since it’s Women’s History Month, there would be no better person to honourLearn more!
Ever have a kid ask you “Why aren’t there more women doing that job?” Yeah, we were wondering about that too, so we sat down with Monique Belair, Deputy Fire Chief for Oakville, Ontario. Monique is a championLearn more!
Big Questions: Why do we think boys and girls are so different? Why do we sometimes not hear as much about famous female thinkers? How do the accomplishments of people in the past help us to do thingsLearn more!
Yup, robots are fascinating, especially to little thinkers. They’re cool and shiny, and they’re able to do things that humans can’t (or shouldn’t do). Some look sort of human, some are enormous and powerful, and some are almostLearn more!
Did you know that over 2000 years ago, Aristotle was already dreaming of robots, and hoping they would do all the jobs that humans couldn’t (or didn’t want to) do? Did you know that Aristotle was responsible forLearn more!
Big Questions: What makes a robot a robot? How does a robot actually work? What can robots teach us about ourselves? Lesson Description: There’s more to learn from robotics than just robotics. Robots have a long and fascinatingLearn more!
“You’re not the boss of me!” Kids have been saying this for at least a few generations, and it’s one of the harsh realities of being little that one doesn’t get to control most aspects of one’s life.Learn more!
What kid doesn’t like to talk about things like fairness, power, and decision making? There are bunch of famous thinkers who never really outgrew these big ideas, and our Famous Brain of the week is one of them.Learn more!
Politics tends to be one of those things we think of as taboo with children. Current events seem a little heavy for young minds, and let’s be honest, we don’t always fully understand them ourselves. However, leadership, power,Learn more!