I wanted to touch base as we approach Spring Break next week! TLDR; NO CLASS DURING SPRING BREAK Student Project Spotlights Check out SSA Social Media STEM Stars Class Ends April 11th 1. NO CLASS DURING SPRING BREAK (3/26 and 3/28) Spring Break is next week (3/26 to 3/30) and there will not be any SSA Spring classes next week.... Continue Reading →
It really has been a pleasure having all the boys in STEM Stars. I am so impressed by the community they have built and the leadership, ambition, and kindness they have all shared. I sent each parent a one-on-one email with an update on their student's progress in the class, and I wanted to send this email to highlight some of the big bullet points!
I am changing the way updates are delivered regarding class and student progress, into a delivery system that is more meaningful and helpful to students and parents. Instead of delivering an update for every class, I will post semi-weekly with information for parents and students that is related to class. For information on what individual... Continue Reading →
Today, almost every student achieved that special feeling you can only get when the code you have been working on FINALLY WORKS!
I just want to start off by saying how proud I am of all of my students coming back from break and transitioning right back into their project work!
This is our last class before the Thanksgiving holiday, and if you're like me, my brain is ready for a vacation!
Our final project parts for cohort 1 have arrived! Students today will be integrating their new parts in with their microcontrollers and figuring out the nuances of their new parts! My cohort 2 students will be shadowing other students with similar projects as they have not completed their soldering/ circuits workshop yet.
Cohort 2 is waiting for their parts that are on order. In the mean time they are tying up loose ends with documentation and blogging, working on design, or working on code. Cohort 1 is planning out and designing their future projects.