STEM Committee Updates

Adam Beck Parent Council is thrilled to announce our partnership with Extra Ed for another fantastic year of STEM programming in Primary and Junior Classrooms! ๐ŸŒŸ

Mr. X and Mark from Extra Ed have been busy bringing engaging coding and chess activities directly into our classrooms, enriching our students’ learning experiences. ๐Ÿค–โ™Ÿ๏ธ

But wait, there’s more! For those eager for STEM during recess, Mr. X leads a Robotics club every Friday at lunch๐Ÿ•. And for our budding artists, Extra Ed offers a range of after-school clubs, including art, crafting, sewing, and even magic!

โœจCurious to learn more about these exciting clubs? Head over to the Adam Beck website and discover all the fun waiting for your child:

๐Ÿ’ปHere’s a sneak peek at the 5-part Coding Program that captivated our grade 6 classes (under Maria Bettas-Protopapas, Verweel & DeJong), Grade 4/5 (under Ruth Annis & Kneller) and grade 5 classes (under Lipsett & Quance). It entailed:

๐Ÿ‘พ Introduction to basic programming principles

๐ŸŽฎ Fun exercises to build familiarity

๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ Personalized code editing to add flair

๐Ÿ•น๏ธ Creating simple games and exercises with loops, conditions, and more!

Robotics Program

A unique 3-part Robotics program was specifically designed for Brand’s grade 1/2 class!

Check out the Robotics Program Details:

๐Ÿ”ง Working in groups, students tackle LEGO robotics builds together

๐Ÿ“‹ Planning, role assignment, and step-by-step instructions

๐Ÿ”Œ Programming various motors for robot operation

 ๐Ÿ” Problem-solving challenges to spring creations into action

๐ŸŽจ Unleashing creativity with original inventions

Get ready to ignite your child’s passion for STEM with Extra Ed and AB Parent Council! ๐Ÿ”ฅ

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