Winter 2021 Online STEM Classes for Kids and Teens

happy teen engaging with a class and doing work on her laptop

Many months of quarantine have made most of us competent at—or at least resigned to—online substitutes for the activities we used to do in person. Just like school classes, work meetings, family gatherings, and doctor’s appointments, after-school STEM programs for kids and teens have made the transition to an online format. And while online STEM

Math Activities: Enrichment, Tutoring, and – Yes! – Fun for Your Child

Young girl doing math on white board

Whatever their age or their school’s curriculum, all children get math instruction during the school year. But your child may want to go deeper into math and explore its relationship to other fields, including engineering, chemistry, physics, art, and even music. Or they may need some supplemental tutoring during the school year or over the

2020 Guide to STEM Programs in Massachusetts

Boston University Summer RISE for high school students

Would you like to get your child involved in after-school and summer STEM activities? Are you looking for a class, club, or summer camp in the greater Boston area?  I am delighted to share my editor’s picks of STEM programs for 2020, which is based on the outstanding organizations that participated at the 2019 Boston

Math Programs for Kids in Massachusetts

Students in math class

If you are looking for math programs for your kids, a variety of options are available in Massachusetts. Whether you are searching for a program that offers extra challenges outside the classroom or you want to help build your child’s confidence by giving them additional support, you will find a diverse array of math enrichment

After School and Summer Coding Classes for Kids in Massachusetts

coding class for kids

Do you want your kids to learn to code? More and more students are getting some exposure to computer programming before they head to college, whether it’s in the classroom or in an out-of-school program. Getting an introduction to computer programming and learning to code will benefit today’s generation of kids, regardless if they pursue

2018 Guide to STEM Programs in Massachusetts

Acera School in Winchester, MA

BostonTechMom recently hosted the 2018 Boston STEM Fair. It was thrilling to see so many children and parents excited to learn about STEM programs for kids, participate in hands-on activities, and find camps, classes, and activities. There were over 30 exhibitors, representing a diverse range of STEM subjects. It was clear to me that each

Boston STEM Fair 2018: For Parents and Kids

Students working on robot

I am delighted to announce that this year’s Boston STEM Fair will be held on Sunday, March 11 at the Embassy Suites in Waltham, MA. If you are looking for unique and relevant ways to engage your children in hands-on STEM-related programs and activities, you will want to attend this event with your family and

Tips for Finding the Right Minecraft Class for Your Kids


Does your child love to play the video game Minecraft? Most likely the answer is “Yes!” Minecraft is an immersive, open-ended adventure game where players use imagination and creativity to explore and create worlds, find and gather resources, and build things like tools and structures out of 3D cubes. As the popularity of Minecraft has