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www.EmeraldCoastKids.org is an online resource guide that supports families by linking kids, teens & parents with local businesses and professionals... providing links, info and other resources to strengthen and support local and visiting families. Because of the generous support of sponsors, this service is free. The website is useful to everyone... parents searching for answers to parenting questions, looking for baby-sitters or reaching out looking for after-school activities; teens looking for college scholarships; tweens needing friend advice; students needing to find out about school try-outs; kids wanting to find tutors, a virtual library (aka research playground) or play learning games; moms planning birthday parties; visitors looking for things to do and local attractions; anyone trying to find local events; and, well, there's so many things. Once you familiarize with the website, we believe you'll make it your go-to resource for all things kids, teens & families!   

Emerald Coast Kids, Inc. was formed with the sole purpose of developing EmeraldCoastKids.org, an online family resource guide, directory and parent information website.  The guide is intended to be a way for kids, teens and families to access much-needed data quickly, in one place, without having to spend countless hours online searching for the information. The guide includes comprehensive info and links to things such: events & local calendars; places & things to do - attractions, restaurants, shopping, fishing, boating, camping, etc.; school info, STEM, tutors, learning games, bus schedules, etc.; childcare, babysitters, after school care & KNO; after school activities, lessons & classes (sports, swim, art, drama, golf, dance, music, etc.); party ideas, venues & cakes; teens (driving, college resources, health & fitness, job/resume help, learning to driving); summer camp listings & vacation ideas; emergency contacts, community service, fitness & nutrition, pets, DIY/crafts, recipes, churches, freebies (kids eat free/coupons); and more!

What is STEM? Simply put, it stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.  STEM is multidiscipline based, incorporating the integration of other disciplinary knowledge into a new whole. Technology helps us communicate; Math is the language; Science and Engineering are the processes for thinking; all this leads to Innovation. The ultimate goal of STEM education is to encourage students to take an interest in STEM subjects at an early age which will benefit them when they enter the jobs market.  STEM is an important part of education in a competitive global marketplace. Studies have shown that the U.S. educational system needs significant improvement in these areas if the students who are the workforce of tomorrow want to have a competitive edge in a globalized, high-tech marketplace.

 

 

Students learn through experience where they talk and engage in conversation. They learn by shaping arguments and solving problems in the course of a continuous process of asking questions, experimenting, designing, creating, and gathering compelling supporting evidence. Through the implementation of STEM education and the best practices and strategies it promotes, teachers can construct a learning environment where students are given the opportunity to experience, talk, debate, discover, design, create, and build. They can learn to lead the way to innovation... learning today... making a better tomorrow.

GED INFORMATION

(Okaloosa & Walton Counties)

For those students unable to finish high school, earning a GED  may be another option.  Three reasons to consider obtaining a GED certificate are:

1) Employment

2) Education

3) Self-Esteem