STEM Stars Gift Ideas

If you are like most of my family, you have no idea what to get someone who is more interested in having a good soldering iron than having a nice sweater. Here are some STEM Star gift suggestions for all budgets!

Class 14 – Proof of Concept

Today, students continued work on their proofs of concept. Some students have finished while others are in various states of completion. It is OK and expected for some to take longer than others. The time needed and complexity of each project is different, and completing the proof-of-concept will result in some students being farther along than others, it all depends.

Importance of Project Planning

fore·sight ˈfôrˌsīt/ noun noun: foresight the ability to predict or the action of predicting what will happen or be needed in the future. synonyms: forethought, planning, farsightedness, vision, anticipation, prudence, care, caution, precaution, readiness, preparedness "My lack of foresight has cost me dearly." Foresight is not a word I use typically when dealing with teenagers, so it is a skill I work hard to impart upon them... Continue Reading →

Course Syllabus

A link to the google document can be found here.   Silicon STEM Academy STEM Stars Fall 2017   Course Syllabus: STEM Stars 3 Class Hours per Week Instructor: Ms. Katrina Siegfried Junior Instructor: Andrew Carpender Office Hours: In SSA makerspace, main room M 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM before class M 6:30 PM -... Continue Reading →

Why We Blog

Students blog in my class for many reasons, but the most important outcome is that they develop a well-rounded skill-set that compliments their technical knowledge.

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