S.T.E.A.M

Kadimah School is introducing S.T.E.A.M in 2017 as a unique approach to the New Zealand inquiry-based Curriculum. By integrating science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (S.T.E.A.M) into our Curriculum, Kadimah strives to inspire students to be creative critical thinkers and flexible problem solvers, to explore different ideas, to recognize setbacks in learning as opportunities for discovery and to effectively communicate and work with others.

Through this approach, students are building the foundation for an unknown future where innovative thinking and collaborative problem-solving will widen their choices and chances for fulfilling future careers.

Thanks to the Raye Freedman Trust, in 2016 Kadimah launched the Raye Freedman Vex Robotics Programme as the initial step towards a fully customized STEAM curriculum that seamlessly works alongside the New Zealand Curriculum and our Special Jewish Character. Kadimah is enormously grateful to the Raye Freedman Trust for their continued support in 2017.

How does S.T.E.A.M benefit your child?

  • Increase choices and chances for students to engage with S.T.E.A.M related knowledge, skills and practical experiences
  • Connections with neighbouring and contributing schools as well as professional institutions and specialized communities.
  • Students engage in authentic learning experiences that would be relevant to their academic learning, their personal interests and provide challenging experiences in work-related situations (planning, design, building, engineering, innovative products etc.)
  • Connections with high schools, businesses and potential future employers
  • Opportunities for networked learning and research
  • Emphasis on science and technology at years 7 and 8.

S.T.E.A.M will also provide opportunities for further professional development and research for staff through partnerships with Tertiary and research institutions.

For more information about how Kadimah School can benefit your child please call +64 9 373 3072 to meet with the Principal.

 

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