Over the years common phrases amongst adults have been “I don’t do maths!” and “that’s not for me.” However, these phrases are now more closely linked to the use and teaching of technology. With the fear of new technology and the curriculum that underpins this rising with each update, more and more adults are quick to avoid tech based experiences that rely on an engaged understanding and revert to a passive experience. (Consuming rather than creating.)
As the children were busy building robots to take on the trials planned for them, a quick glance above would give a clue as to a potential role in engineering that could grow from their interest in STEM.
We write emails, instructions, social media posts, lists and reports but rarely a story or poem.
For most adults in the world today, the idea of sitting down to write for the purpose of entertainment is a luxury few have and even fewer have the time for.