Building Real-World STEM Skills with Legos

Many kids-turned-adults have fond memories of hours spent on the floor, assembling ships and cities from tiny plastic Lego building blocks. As it turns out, research of early childhood development shows that this time spent with Legos wasn’t just “fun time” for preschoolers and elementary school students, but actually can help develop spatial reasoning and […]

Who Says Math Has to be Boring?

If you’ve read our previous coverage on the importance of STEM education to a manufacturing career, or how focusing on STEM skills can help you in the future, you’re already well aware of the valuable benefits of science, technology, engineering, and math education. For Nebraskans and future manufacturers all over the country, the questions remains: […]