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The continued safety, well-being, and success of our students, teachers, staff, and community has always been our top priority as we navigate the complex and evolving coronavirus crisis. To this end, we are updating our reopening plan to begin the school year in a fully online-learning model for all students which will continue through the last week of September. All students in grades 1-12 will begin on August 18, kindergarten students will begin on August 20.
La seguridad continúa, el bienestar, y el éxito de nuestros estudiantes, maestros, empleados, y la comunidad siempre ha sido nuestra prioridad más importante a manera que enfrentamos la compleja y evolucionante crisis del coronavirus. Con este fin, estamos actualizando nuestro plan de reapertura para comenzar este año escolar en un modelo de instrucción completamente en línea para estudiantes hasta finales de septiembre. Hemos actualizado el calendario para que todos los estudiantes en los grados 1-12 comiencen el 18 de agosto, los estudiantes de jardin de infantes comenzarán el 20 de agosto.
An extremely productive day of prototyping and refining. We began by doing a building design challenge that supports weight. They were given 15 minutes to create a structure using limited supplies that had to be 1.5 inches off the table and support a cup that holds peas. We learned from the successful structures, that triangles are good to use when building a sturdy structure.
Next, we finished our presentations and got feedback. Then we revised and improved our prototypes based on the feedback. They really listened well to the ideaToday was an exts and questions that were proposed. Once again, I was impressed with the feedback and suggestions that they provided for each other. This is a group of thinkers and innovators, for sure.
As we were finishing our next round of prototypes, we began our rough drafts for the written communication part of our design challenge. We created posters that advertise the special features of our products, and began to draft our design briefs that document each step of the design process. The kids worked hard on their best word choice, as this is an important way that we will be communicating how we got to where we are with our final products.
Tomorrow we will finish the final touches on our prototypes based on one more round of feedback after our final practice presentations. We will finalize and publish our writing for the exhibition, and we will set up in the commons area for showtime on Friday.
The Innovation Center is a comprehensive research and development center. It provides an environment tailored to aspiring student inventors, designers and entrepreneurs.Click to Learn More
Rigorous K-12 Programming that includes STEM at all levels. This initiative aligns and transforms Skyline feeder schools with a STEM focus.
Offering competitive and innovative 21st Century learning through Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
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