4 Reasons Why Coding is Important for Children

Today’s youth will be tomorrow’s problem-solvers, innovators, and decision-makers. At MPL, we believe that all children should have the opportunity to learn code. Coding is a fundamental literacy in today’s world that will benefit children in any career path they may choose.   During our closure, we are offering free virtual coding classes for children from…
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STEAM Learning in the Kids Makerspace

Teaching STEAM helps children become more proficient in collaboration, questioning, problem-solving, and critical thinking. But how do makerspaces fit in? The maker movement is largely associated with STEAM learning. This naturally lends makerspaces to becoming the connectors in providing students with space to explore concepts related to science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM). To…
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Fun Things To Do – SRC Week 1

July 7th is World Chocolate Day! Here are some fun things to do to celebrate all things chocolate! Bake as a family! Here are some chocolate recipes to get you started: https://markham.overdrive.com/search?query=chocolate&subject=14&sortBy=relevance Check out videos on the history of chocolate or interesting chocolate facts! 3. Go on a virtual tour of a farm to see…
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A Brief History of Pride in Canada

It’s Pride Month. So, what does this mean exactly? It’s a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, pansexual, Two-Spirit, asexual and ally (LGBTQQIP2SAA or LGBTQ+) communities. It’s a time to recognize the rights and achievements of people belonging to this community: the right to marry, right to adopt and legal equality. There…
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