21st Century Skills

I include the following sentence in my personal statement on Instructional Leadership: Acknowledging that today’s learners are different from previous cohorts, I accept the challenge to collaboratively prepare them for a future that, today, we cannot clearly describe. Many of the jobs that current high school students will have in...Read more

Robotics and Best Practices

Today a group from First Robotics Canada, Six Nations Polytechnic STEAM Academy and the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board met to move FRC7509’s strategy forward for the 2019-2020 academic year. The meeting was productive and gave me both a lot to reflect on and to do. Chris Mara’s name came up...Read more

Gracious professionalism

Members of STEAMTeamRobotics (FRC7509) increasingly learned to practice gracious professionalism. expressing their appreciation to MakeShift (FRC4039) for their much-valued mentorship and friendship.Read more

Robotics Careers

Mikaela enthusiastically investigates mechanical engineering and robotics in this video starting at 10:45.  Consider also this video of how robots are used to construct Tesla vehicles. URL: https://www.youtube.com/embed/8_lfxPI5ObM?rel=0″Read more

What STEAMTeamRobotics learned in their rookie year

Here is a partial list of key things that members of STEAMTeamRobotics (FRC7509) learned during the 2018-2019 First Robotics season. We did great this season! Here are some lessons learned! pic.twitter.com/PKnFl2csUO — SNP STEAM Academy (@snpsteam) June 28, 2019 These videos (3 in the playlist) show STEAMTeamRobotics’ victory as part of...Read more