23/05/2019 10:36 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

S.hub Kids: A technological environment for children

S.hub Kids is a free e-library which opened in Ho Chi Minh City last September and has created a technological space for children in the city.
S.hub Kids is a joint cooperation between the Ho Chi Minh City General Science Library and Samsung Vina Electronics Co., Ltd., to meet children’s learning needs following the model of STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math).

With a total area of nearly 450m2, S.hub Kids is designed to serve learning, information search, and scientific practice purposes. It has various functional sections, including STEM classrooms, an astronomy room, reading space, scientific practice space and a multimedia entertainment space. All of them are equipped with Samsung electronic devices, such as smart interactive boards, digital Flip Chart boards, tablets, and updated Lego Robot packs.

Inside the smart library. 


S.Hub Kids is a first-ever smart library for children in Ho Chi Minh City


STEM is a popular educational approach, providing children with exciting experiences with new technology. 
 
Smart games encourage creativity in children. 

Students explore interesting things at S.hub Kids. 

A student experiences a smart electronic device.  

S.hub Kids is a place where children's creativeness is encouraged. 


S.hub Kids’ library contains thousands of books on different fields for children. 
 

S.hub Kids’ library adds 300 new books every week. 
 
A model in space sciences at S.hub Kids. 

S.hub Kids' activities motivate children to learn. 

S.hub Kids has various functional sections, including STEM classrooms, an astronomy room, reading space, scientific practice space and a multimedia entertainment space. 

Taking advantage of the modern facilities, STEM classes and activities are organized to meet the diverse demands of different groups of library users ranging from children to teenagers.

Some prominent sessions are STEM Interesting Science, which draws inspiration from familiar daily equipment, or STEM Robotics, which focuses on basic programing techniques.

S.hub Kids is also a place for STEM teachers to practice their teaching skills and share their experiences on how to motivate children to learn and encourage their creativeness.

Nguyen Thi Thu from Go Vap district, who enrolled her son in a STEM class every weekend, said: “The program is useful and interests my son a lot because he can learn and play at the same time”.

“S.hub Kids has realized our dream of having a useful technological playground for children in the city,” Director of the Ho Chi Minh City General Science Library Bui Xuan Duc said, believing that the e-library will be a favorite destination of students in Ho Chi Minh City./.

By Thong Hai
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