Wrapping up a Whirlwind Year at the SIEC

Wrapping up a Whirlwind Year at the SIEC

If you would have told us last year what the past few months would look like, we would have never believed you. Here we are at the end of 2020, and like everyone else we have had to adapt how we offer our programs—especially so we can support teachers and students...
Saskcode Zooming Across Saskatchewan

Saskcode Zooming Across Saskatchewan

Saskcode continues its mission… Partnering with passionate and adventurous educators we are pursuing our dream of spreading robots to every school, to every classroom, and every student across Saskatchewan.  It is true that we love robots, but we also know that...
You are Worthy of Your Dreams

You are Worthy of Your Dreams

You are Worthy of Your Dreams Fabian Montoya Fendt, Assistant Branch Manager, Saskatchewan Thank you to Fabian from RBC for supplying this blog for students in honour of Financial Literacy Month 2020 (#FLM2020)! Pause for a moment.  I want you to imagine you – a month...
November, our favourite month at the SIEC

November, our favourite month at the SIEC

November is always a busy month at the SIEC, and November 2020 is looking jam-packed! This week, we’d like to feature some of the exciting events that are coming up this month: CONNECTED: Young Women Exploring Careers is a female mentorship event linking students from...
Youth Showcase Diverse Cultures Through Art

Youth Showcase Diverse Cultures Through Art

Imagine coming to a country where you don’t speak the language and you aren’t familiar with the culture. That is what many of the students in the Newcomer Youth Engagement Program (NYEP) face when they leave their home country to settle in Canada. The NYEP provides...
Agriculture in 2020 – a student’s perspective

Agriculture in 2020 – a student’s perspective

Thanks to Annette for being our first guest blogger! Her insight is very relevant to the challenges people in our province have faced, and they are extremely relevant to our Science & Technology week.  Hi there, my name is Annette Gaudet, and I am in my third-year...
What do you want to be when you grow up?

What do you want to be when you grow up?

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” A question we ask kids starting at a young age, and up until they graduate high school, but many cannot answer with certainty. Some simply reply by listing jobs they are familiar with from their parents,...
Saskcode Strikes Back

Saskcode Strikes Back

We are very excited to resume our robot kit bookings and professional development (PD) sessions.  We have made a few changes to address recent challenges but we are dedicated to spreading robots across this great province in every school and every grade!  With the...