New exhibit opening at Houston's Children's Museum encourages discovery

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The Genius Station promotes a unique one-on-one, hands-on learning experience not possible in traditional classroom settings, exposes children to some STEM concepts far earlier than they would encounter them in the classroom, and offers a fun, interactive environment in which to learn.  It also provides parents with the understanding that they need not always have answers.

The Geeks are skilled at helping children understand complex science concepts.  Geeks quickly assess a visitor’s current knowledge and ask open-ended questions which encourage discovery and confidence.

There is ample evidence that many of the 215,000 Houston area children who attend HISD are not performing strongly with respect to meeting grade level standards for the knowledge of science and math, and in addition, are not performing well in reading, a keystone skill essential to STEM learning.