Author: GreenApple

Calling Encore Entrepreneurs!

STEM Education Entrepreneurship Might Be For You! Are you an Encore Entrepreneur? Did you know that 26% of new entrepreneurs are people 55+? We have some good news! According to the Age and High Growth Entrepreneur study, successful entrepreneurs are middle aged, not young. Experience, not youth, is an asset. This data is from a […]

Could You Be a Citizen Scientist?

 December 27, 2019
What does it mean to be a citizen scientist? The definition of Citizen Science is scientific research conducted in whole or in part by amateur scientists.  Who are amateur scientists? You and I can fit the bill.  Citizen science, sometimes described as public participation in scientific research, can be community driven research or global investigation. […]

5 Questions to Ask Building Your Brand

What is your STEM Program’s Brand? One of the first things STEM programs have to decide is who its audience will be. Are you looking to provide new opportunities to underserved populations in the local community. Maybe you are trying to find environmentally concerned middle schoolers to become citizen scientists. Maybe your goal is to […]

The Power of Creativity in STEM

 November 18, 2019
Is creativity the secret sauce of STEM, science technology engineering math? Creativity is labeled the global success skill of 2030 and beyond. There will be challenges that require creative problem solving so let’s be creative! STEM & Design are natural partners. After all you can’t build anything without design. Apple stands out as a company […]

How To Launch Your STEM Camp or Club

Free Planning & Costs Checklist Have you thought about starting a STEM or STEAM Club. Maybe Summer and Holiday Camps? We actually started our business running STEM programs because we were looking for fun and challenging activities for our own children.  Are your kids future ready? We all want to give kids that extra advantage […]

STEM Education Opportunities in Rural Areas

We have been working with budding entrepreneurs in an exciting space to reinvigorate STEM education in rural America. We wanted to share this new (for us) perspective on STEM education needs and opportunities. We were surprised by what is considered rural. According to the Census Bureau About 60 million people, or one in five Americans, live […]