Category: Articles

Families have a major influence on their children’s achievement in school and through life

Parents are a child’s first teacher, and involvement in their children’s learning is critical to their success. The evidence is consistent, and convincing: families have a major influence on their […]

Why do we integrate Scratch coding into our Learning pods curriculum

By Karen Abrams, MBA, EdD ’25 The educational use of coding began in the 1960s with the usage of the Logo programming language. A considerable amount of literature states that […]

STEMGuyana launches “Pod Reporters” program to teach primary and secondary school students to create websites…

STEMGuyana yesterday launched an ambitious program to transfer website development and journalism skills to young students in their Learning Pods program across the country.  The test program will launch in […]

Why STEMGuyana’s programs are important for your village?

STEM is an acronym (each letter represents a word) that represents the words Science, Technology, Engineering, Math.  Now if we are to believe most people in our society, they would […]

‘Parental involvement’ is much more than attending parent teacher meetings’; significant factor in student achievement

The experts are still debating exactly how to define family engagement–a term historically called parental involvement.  The change in terms reflect a deeper understanding of the stakeholders involved in contributing […]

Outstanding West Canje and Lima Sands Learning Pods earn “Pods of the month” awards

Children in the Lima Sands and West Canje communities are happy to be a part of two Learning pods identified as outstanding for the month of July, 2022.  The Learning […]

Growing up with STEM–Lucas Simpson is now a jr. STEM Camp Counselor and that’s a good thing for Guyana

This month, STEMGuyana will celebrate some of our special young people who continue to navigate the path of STEM education having joined STEMGuyana’s STEM club program over the course of […]

Paradise and Golden Grove Learning Pods Recognized As Outstanding

Children in the Paradise and Golden Grove communities are happy to be a part of two Learning pods identified as outstanding for the month of April, 2022.  The Learning Pod […]

Lake Mainstay Learning Pod cops outstanding club leader award for March ’22

Ms Sharmala Singh from region 2’s Lake Mainstay Learning pod was named the Club Leader of the Month by the Learning pod selection committee.  Ms Singh has exemplified, “outstanding organisation […]