Perhaps the most important learning from the European Maker Faire had nothing to do with Engineering or Graphic Arts, or History or Culture, but rather around language. The girls were concerned about the unknown language issues that they might face being in a foreign country. There certainly was lots of English around but how would […]
Students did so much work, so many different kinds of work to get to the European Maker Faire in Rome. It shows why they were the only school on this side of the Atlantic and one of only 3 high schools outside of the EU invited to the European Maker Faire. Transdisciplinary projects offer the […]
Students reflect on what it means to be a Maker? The deep desire to use their talents, their learning, their innovation and creativity to make the world brighter comes out in each interview. Girls in Engineering will change the world.
For almost 20 years of teaching, I have been trying to create transdisciplinary learning experiences. Projects like the Xenotransplant Project (2008) and the Aquaponics project (2013) were stepping stones. I was trying to get to a Renaissance education where it was impossible to see the difference between science and art reminiscent of Leonardo DaVinci. The […]
WE Connect was streamed globally to 27 countries to over 100,000 viewers. Here are some portions of the hour long show.
Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity and Citizenship WEConnect is the virtual arm of WE.org ‘s WeDay. Current Generation was chosen as one of 4 schools globally as inspirational examples to over 100,000 students and teachers in 27 countries. WE selected us because one of our students took time off summer work and families changed vacation […]
It has been a long time coming, but we finally got a chance to work together. Ever since the Millennial Dream, Code Kids and Sistema documentaries, I have wanted to work with Hemmings House. I always thought that you had to have the movement before the video, but they helped me to understand that the […]
We are invited to the European Maker Faire. It is important to prove to our students and the general public that we CAN compete on the world scale, even though we are from small town New Brunswick. We are developing Innovators who know that their learning and hard work can make a direct impact on […]