Tag Archives: hands-on learning

What Horses Can Teach Us

It’s always exciting to see Bon Education highlighted in various media outlets! Most recently, one of our projects was featured in the latest issue of Vision Magazine. The article gives an overview of the Meydan Equine Education Program, for which Bon Education developed the curriculum and initial pilot. The program at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai [...]

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Photo Review: Tech Quest Returns!

Tech Quest was back in December, and we were excited to be a part of the fun again! Tech Quest, sponsored by the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), is a camp in the UAE that aims to inspire Emirati youth to get excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). For two weeks, high school participants learned about [...]

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What We’re Watching: Tech Quest Revisited

How might life be different 50 or 100 years from now? What kinds of new technology will we be using, and what kinds of scientific breakthroughs might have happened? These are the questions that hundreds of Emirati youth are considering, thanks to a 2-week camp called Tech Quest. For the past 6 months, Bon Education [...]

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Two Minutes with the Tech Quest Directors: Reflections of a Successful STEM Summer Camp

We’ve had science and technology on the brain recently. Bon Education has been learning about nanotechnology, manufacturing, aviation, energy and mechatronics in order to develop a curriculum for Tech Quest, a summer camp focused on encouraging Emirati youth to get excited about STEM. Tech Quest is sponsored by the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), and, [...]

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Photo Review: A Peek Inside Tech Quest

The past couple weeks have been full of science fun in Abu Dhabi! We’ve been working with the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) on a youth camp called Tech Quest. The camp’s goal is to inspire youth to be excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). Participants are learning about 5 different industries: manufacturing, mechatronics, [...]

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Secrets to Success are Found Outside the Classroom

(Mary Ames works with students in the Meydan Equine Education Program) When you are growing up in a city with the world’s tallest, the world’s biggest and the world’s richest everything, you might think it would be pretty hard to be impressed by something as mundane as hay, wood shavings and oats. But day after [...]

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