I have the pleasure of working with a wonderful and diverse demographic of students. We are working to bring a STEAM education to underprivileged students who would not normally have the option. Our goal is to help them discover what they are capable of and give them the tools to then use these skills to give back to their community.
My students are excited to use their unique skills to complete projects using a STEAM framework to understand and serve our community.
In the past, we have completed projects to support our local humane society and are hoping to find other ways to contribute to others. My students are creative, hardworking, innovative, and love to know that they have done something to help others. Many of them have not had the opportunities they deserve in life but they continue to astound me with their resilience and determination.
Our students focus on using STEAM strategies to solve real-world problems and find ways to make a difference in our community. We regularly give students problems to solve using various materials and tools. Engineering toys give students opportunities to have choices and challenges in solving problems such as designing bridges, protective barriers, and simple machines. They also allow students to test their designs and make modifications using the data they collect. When my students use tools such as these, they are engaged and learn to work as a team.
By donating to our project, you will help my students to have access to better engineering tools to build their critical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
We believe that students who have these skills are better able to contribute to their communities and solve the problems they will face in the future.
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