STEM Academy

We are delighted to announce STEM Academy, a set of cutting-edge after school classes.
Students will learn programming, and develop their own ideas using STEM materials.
Why not join a dynamic class and study the latest technology as a member of our STEM Academy!

● What does STEM mean?

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM education creates critical thinkers, increases science literacy, and enables students to become the next generation of innovators.

● Why is STEM important?

“In the 21st century, scientific and technological innovations have become increasingly important as we face the benefits and challenges of both globalization and a knowledge-based economy. To succeed in this new information-based and highly technological society, students need to develop their capabilities in STEM to levels much beyond what was considered acceptable in the past.” (National Science Foundation)

● Long-term learning and development

Our comprehensive set of STEM Academy after school classes has been carefully structured to provide a full course of learning that develops along with our students. Each after school flows together to provide continuous learning and exploration so that each student's journey of developing their skills and understanding can keep going for many years!

After School STEM clubs


Brain Power

Our classes follow Artec's "Intellectual Training" curriculum. There are three types of teaching materials: puzzles (twice a month), robots (once a month), and programming (once a month). We will work on a weekly basis over the course of 2 years.


Block Programming

We provide programming classes using Lego® WeDo 2.0. This includes 25 projects including engineering and life, physical, earth, and space sciences. Students will learn to identify the problems, think of solutions, and test their ideas and analyze results.


Future Innovators

This course provides a more in-depth look at programming and robotics, and includes preparation for WRO Japan. WRO is a well-known educational robot competition where students are able to improve their critical thinking, imagination, and team-working skills by designing and programming robots with their fellow team members. We also cover an introduction to computer science using micro:bit and programming mini drones.


Digital Creative

We will provide an environment for using Minecraft: Education Edition to study real-world concepts and issues. Students will harness their teamwork, creativity, and problem-solving skills in a variety of different themes to create and collaborate for the 21st century.


Maker's Club

Gain highly transferable skills while creating a wide variety of useful and interesting things that you can take home at the end of every project! Maker's Club will let students make full use of our Maker Space by manufacturing with recycled and repurposed materials. Students will get an introduction to electrical engineering and learn the the science behind how the various components in our projects work.


Science

At Laurus, we pride ourselves on making Science fun and accessible for all age groups. These classes give students a chance to master many different techniques and concepts across the different scientific disciplines, so that they can see the world through new eyes.

Inquiry

Open: WEEKDAY 9:00-17:30