You Can’t Be What You Can’t See
Famously attributed to Marian Wright Edelman, the quote above highlights the importance of representation in a child’s development of self and what they believe is possible for their future.
CreositySpace believes in–and supports–the importance of representation. We consider it a priority and endeavor to select entrepreneurs from all walks of life and backgrounds to include in the Book of Ideas, STEM kits, and curriculum units, who represent the diversity of people working in science.
Calling All Entrepreneurs & Innovators!
Kids decide what they want to be when they grow up based on what they see around them. At the moment they are bombarded with images of professional athletes, actors and pop stars. We need to provide them with other career examples and that’s where you can play a powerful role in keeping kids interested in STEM from the beginning.
Share your story. Stretch the imagination and curiosity of elementary kids.
“It is undeniable that there is a disconnect, especially at the elementary level, between technologies and companies that exist (or are on the rise) that have potential to change the way we view the world. It is tremendously beneficial for elementary students to learn about these technologies and companies.” — Jason, Superintendent, Schodack, NY