26 August 2014
Hello parents of my wonderful students,
I am very excited to teach your children this year and to introduce them to STEAM, all things science, technology, engineering, art, and math related, through Project Lead the Way courses. It’s going to be a busy, but hopefully, engaging school year. I’ve enclosed a copy of my syllabus for 2014-2015. Look through it. If you have any questions or concerns, please email me. I’d love to have open communication with you. As the syllabus states you may email, text, or call me and I will get back to you as soon as I can.
If you ever have any concerns regarding your child and my course, please let me know. I will also communicate with you if I see a problem. (Well before grades are due.) Unit plans, course work, and most handouts will be uploaded into Managebac.com. There are some great reference sites that I will post too. Students are required to keep engineer notebooks in my class which will contain all their notes and school work. Feel free to take a look at them whenever you wish.
Today, students completed the Noodle Tower Challenge. Next week we’ll be building marshmallow bridges. I’ll try to keep from eating all their building materials.
Have a great night.
PLTW Instructor – Medical Detectives / Robotics