It’s about that time when we get to implement all of our hard work and planning! The project is gearing up for a 2 1/2 week (11 days in all) summer academy that will be run by formal teachers this go around. Our team is strong and full of researchers, teachers, and STEM professionals; we … More Summer Academy is Coming!
After a short hiatus, and well deserved break, our teams are back at it! We have been observing educators, diligently working on our lesson plans, and developing culturally responsive resources. While we still have a lot of work to do, but we have come a very long way! To date we have completed the following: Lesson plans … More We’re back!
Now that our consultant meetings with the teachers and students have come to a close, we have now started our PD trainings for our mentors! We are taking four days, four hours each day, to meet with librarians from around Chicago, who are looking to incorporate making, computational thinking (CT), and physics into their library activities. … More 6.8.16-Internal Team