Friday, April 1, 2016

CST Learning Project Competition and Twitter Party

Growing up I never could have imagined the important role that technology would play in my day to day life.  I grew up with tv, we also had a computer.  A very small DOS computer.  After powering up, we needed to enter code to get into any applications.  Now, all we need to do is turn the computer on and then we are able to browse through whatever we need.

At 10 years old, I never imagined that I would have a small laptop computer in my home, that I used daily for work.  With my kids being 5 and 8 right now, I have trouble even imagining how technology changes will impact the jobs that they end up with as they get older.

Technology is rapidly changing, and we need to make sure that our kids can keep up with these changes.

CST Learning Project Competition
Each year, CST holds the CST Learning Project competition which funds new learning activities for children,with $250,000 up for grabs.It’s part of their cool Inspired Minds program that also includes Careers 2030—a deep dive into the possible careers our kids will have. (Robot Counsellor? Data Miner? Rewilder?)

#CSTLearningProject Twitter Party

Parent Life Network and Canada Scholarship Trust (CST) Foundation will be hosting a Twitter Party and you’re invited! Join us for an hour of fun to discuss the future, robots and all of the possible jobs that will be available to our little ones. There will be $1000 in prizing awarded during the hour!

Date: Thursday, April 7
Time: 9 p.m. EDT
Hashtag: #CSTLearningProject
Hosts: @ParentLifeNet @CSTConsultants
Eligibility: Canada-wide

Prizing: $1,000 in prizing to be awarded.

Important: You must RSVP below in order to be eligible to win the cash prizes.

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