If you’re curious to see what preschool STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education looks like, Saturday, August 12, is your chance to get a hands-on feel for “a day in the life” of an Austin STEM Academy student. Austin STEM Academy’s staff will be on site leading science experiments, a tinkering station, and art activities for your preschooler. Families are welcome to drop in between 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. during Austin STEM Academy’s Open House event.
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Why Austin STEM Academy?
Austin STEM Academy provides children under the age of five with a rich 21st century early childhood education. The school’s innovative STEM curriculum draws from approaches like Reggio-Emilia to ignite children’s passion for learning by capitalizing on their natural curiosity and eagerness to learn about the world around them. The academy offers flexible schedules and tuition rates to fit every child’s and family’s unique educational and scheduling needs.
During their time at Austin STEM Academy, young children are provided a multi-faceted early childhood education complete with rich play experiences guided by an innovative and comprehensive preschool STEM curriculum with a focus on social-emotional learning. Students graduate from Austin STEM Academy’s program as confident and creative problem solvers, collaborative communicators, compassionate innovators, and responsible digital media consumers ready to meet and exceed the challenges of the 21st century.
The Austin STEM Academy Philosophy
Educators at Austin STEM Academy believe children are natural scientists and resilient problem-solvers who are extremely aware of their environment. Children learn about their world through making observations, questioning, and experimenting. The Austin STEM curriculum honors this natural curiosity and offers engaging science experiments and invitations to play that focus on critical early concepts in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math.
Activities including yoga, gardening, scientific inquiry, pre-coding, and tinkering encourage development of the whole child. Additionally, empathy, compassion, understanding, and collaboration are actively nurtured at every point of the day, helping to grow friendships within a supportive community for students and their families.
Ready To Get To Know Austin STEM Academy For Yourself?
Located at 3701 Kerbey Lane in central Austin, Austin STEM Academy is convenient for families all over town. Pop over any time between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017 to experience “a day in the life” of an Austin STEM Academy student.
There are currently 12 openings for the 2017-2018 school year, so they are waiving the registration fee of $200 when you enroll at the Open House. All families who enroll on August 12 will also be entered into a raffle for a FREE month of tuition! RSVP here to let them know you’re coming.