Posted on August 6, 2018
For continued support to expand and strengthen their Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (“STEM”) programming within all four Clubhouses, ensuring the STEM staff members have the tools and training they need to successfully implement the curriculum. Using the Do-It-Yourself (“DIY”) STEM curriculum developed and tested by experienced educators at Boys & Girls Clubs of America, they will serve more than 180 Madison youth. STEM programming will be conducted by STEM Instructors at each site, and offered as part of their Juniors Academy comprehensive educational program for youth ages 10 to 12. Their goal is to provide a program that results in improved math and science test scores, gains in knowledge about STEM careers, and gains in 21st Century skills essential for STEM careers, such as decision-making, planning, problem-solving, reflecting, and teamwork, that will put them on a better path to success.