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FasTracKids Summer Camps and COVID19 Learning Gap

The world has been living with the COVID 19 pandemic for six months and while there are signs of improvement, there are no signs that it will disappear. Science and medicine will have to take care of that. In the meantime, there has been a lot in the news about the world being in crisis. COVID 19 has created a health crisis. The closing of businesses has created an economic crisis. It has been very frustrating for all of us because we have no control over these situations. And yet, we are facing another potential crisis – an educational crisis – over which we do have some control.

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VOICES OF FASTRACKIDS 2019 AWARD CEREMONY AT CARA SOCIAL SKILL EDUCATION

As one of the most successful centers at Voices of FasTracKids 2019, Cara Social Skill Education always proves their teaching quality with impressive awards of both FasTracKids and teachers in the competition.
40 students who are learning FasTracKids STEM at Cara Social Skill Education participating in the competition Voices of FasTracKids considered the contest as the path to overcome inferiority and faineant and show who they are through these confident presentations.

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FasTrack® Robotics Camps

FasTracKids® is celebrating the love of learning and stimulating young scientists with their new and innovative FasTrack® Robotics camps.   Children all around the world are enjoying an exciting week of STEM LEARNING as they explore the world of robotic engineering, programming and computational thinking. FasTracKids does this with the help of the latest in robotics teaching technology called Cubelets®, smart, modular building blocks with special skills.

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The Children Are Talking and We Hear Them

Every year FasTracKids hosts an international competition promoting students with presentation skills. We call this the Voices of FasTracKids Speech Contest. This year we have a record number 79 franchisees participating in 19 countries. Students have the opportunity to win prizes including the grand prize awarded to the students who become FasTrack Ambassadors for the year.

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National Summer Learning Day Activities

The summer months are for fun learning opportunities. We have a few activities that promote STEAM skills and smiles during National Summer Learning Day!

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STEAM Skills Meet Careers With FasTracKids New Program

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FasTracKids International and Rozzy Learning Company of St. Louis, MO, USA have formed a partnership to offer a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) program with a focus on careers, called FasTrack® Careers.

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Why I Sailed the World For Education – Skipper Rich Wilson

I never had any interest racing in the Vendée Globe. The course is around the world, single-handed, non-stop. It’s too hard, too long, too dangerous and the boats are too far from land for help. Yet, the unique symbolism of the Vendée Globe is that it actually circles the world, and thus offers a chance to create a global school program.

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Equality During the Equinox Doesn’t Add Up – VP of Curriculum Dee McDonald

I think equality is important. That is why I love math. To have one set of numbers balance another set of numbers is the most perfect outcome of all. So imagine my surprise when I learned that the time of year when we celebrate having the same amount of daylight as nighttime is not equal at all!

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FasTracKids Celebrates International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements – from the political to the social – while calling for gender equality. CEO Nancy Faunce spoke about women in education and how they have shaped FasTracKids.

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Finding Voice Through Video; A Child’s Public Speaking Journey

When faced with speaking in front of peers, children (and adults) are often either eager to share their thoughts or anxious to perform the task. Because public speaking anxiety often starts with shyness as a child and it can impact their future, it is important for parents and teachers to address this challenge at an early age.

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