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FAQs

What does STEAM stand for?

STEAM is an accredited learning model which is based on the five pillars: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts (Aerospace) and Math.

What is the difference between STEAM & STEM?

STEM involves the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Technology. Whereas, STEAM involves the additional element of Arts in it. Sometimes also replaced with Astronomy.

Why is STEAM education so important?

STEAM education promotes learning experiences that allow children to explore, question, research, discover, and exercise innovative building skills. Knowledge of these varied topics help children to understand this world better and eventually shape it better.

Why is project-based learning critical to the success of STEAM education?

With the help of simple, hands-on activities, students can learn the theory and also observe its real-world implementation. This will assist them in learning quickly and efficiently. Let’s not forget how fun it is to perform these activities along with friends and an expert educator.

Why does my child need to learn STEAM?

STEAM is a unique way of learning and this kind of exposure can widen a kid’s mind in an unimaginable manner. Children are born with gifts they don’t know about, yet STEAM education helps them to discover a plethora of skills and takes them closer to discovering what they are best at.

My child is more interested in arts, why do I need to teach them STEAM?

STEAM education is regarded as a promising style of teaching because it is not bound to a single realm but is an inclusion of multiple elements. Also, the century we live in requires competitive skills to stand out and STEAM education is the way to develop life skills to prepare next generation leaders, innovators, engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs.

Why should I start teaching coding from a young age? Isn't it too early?

The foundation of learning, personality and attitude is laid in the early years after the birth of a child. It is vital to nurture a child’s brain in the initial years to set the base correctly for future growth.
We introduce coding to children in fun and delightful way; by storytelling approach.

Out of all the programs listed, which is the best fit for my child?

Our programs are designed by keeping children age 6 to 12 years in focus and giving them solid educational foundation. Depending on children interest and age, we can help you select the perfect programs.

Do you provide any certificate of what children learn at the end of the course?

Yes, upon completion of each program, a certificate is awarded to the child.

Does my child need to complete the entire course to be eligible for the certification?

Yes, the entire program needs to be successfully completed to receive the certificate.

Do you offer any discount on fees?

Our trial classes are free.
We often run promotions for new registrations. For more information on this, please reach out to us on enrolment@inspirely.ca

How long does each program run?

Each program is spread across 3-4 months with 15-20 sessions. We typically have each session of 45 to 50 minutes every week at a stipulated time.

I'm interested in a course for my child, but they are suggested over/underage. Can they still enroll in your classes?

Yes, but we need some commitment from parents. In fact, we do have kids from SK & grade 8. You can enroll your child in the trial class for her/him to check. If she/he is comfortable & enjoy learning, you can enroll them.

How do I register?

We encourage every prospective student to join the trial class. Once a child completes the trial class, we will have a 15 minute consultation with parents and discuss what is expected and how the course will progress.

What will I get in the free trial?

In the free trial, your child can attend one class for free of the respective program and get a taste of what the program has to offer. This will be followed up with a 15 minute discussion with parents.

What are the basic requirements for enrolling?

The classes are conducted virtually, so you need to have a well working computer with stable internet connection, a webcam and microphone for joining the zoom session. A safe learning environment for your child to attend the class, virtually. The responsibiliy of child's supervision is remain with the person who register the child.

How will you conduct virtual classes?

The virtual classes are conducted via on Zoom. We will provide secure login information upon enrollment.

How many students will be in one class?

We have max class size 6 to 8.

What is the qualification of your instructors?

Our instructors come from elite industries and top Canadian universities.

Will there be any homework?

No. However, students have a choice to do further practice during off-time. Further, we help your child with school homework through Inspirely time sessions at no additional cost.

What if my child misses a class?

If your child misses a class then we will send a recorded session which they can complete within a week's time.

Will my child be asked to share a computer screen?

Yes, if your child needs an assistant for the tasks. It’s normal in an online education environment for the instructor to ask. If you’ve any concerns please let us know in advance. We strongly advise not to keep any confidential information easily accessible. Inspirely has strict compliance with instructors. However, we will not be liable for any loss or damages as some situations are beyond control of technology and humanly possible.

Do the parents need to be there during the on-going class?

Yes, we encourage the parents to be with the kids at least during the trial class. Remember: responsibility for your child’s supervision & providing a safe working environment remains completely with parents / guardians / registering person.

If I enroll my child in more than one class, do I get a special rate/additional discount?

Yes, we offer discounts on multiple class registrations.

What is your refund policy?

We charge monthly fees. Paid fees are non-refundable. You can cancel enrolment for next month by giving notice at least 8 calendar days in advance.