Learning 3D Modeling Basics, Autodesk Fusion 360

  It’s January 17th and 17 degrees outside.. feels like 1°. Today marks the third snow day for the 2017-2018 academic year. There are a lot of online learning tools to try, and after freezing outside for the obligatory ‘Yay, it’s a snow day!!’ picture, I decided to try out Autodesk Fusion 360. Many of … More Learning 3D Modeling Basics, Autodesk Fusion 360

Quick Steam Lessons for Advisor’s Choice

At Westminster, we have 45 minute “Advisor’s Choice” sessions with homeroom groups (about 8-10 students each) a few times a month, and like every school, we also sometimes have wonky schedules. If you’re looking for something different, consider checking out Steam Lab equipment for the class period! Mrs. Weininger used her extra class yesterday to … More Quick Steam Lessons for Advisor’s Choice

Future City Update

It’s the last week for students in Future Cities to work on their projects. Once the final touches are made on their research papers and models, they will make their final presentations in class next week. This was an unexpectedly fun class to be a part of. I’ll have to admit, when I first saw … More Future City Update

Innovation, Technology, Resourcefulness, and Creativity in American History

7th grade student’s in Mr. Egan’s classes are studying innovation, technology, resourcefulness, and creativity throughout American history. Each student was assigned a particular time in history to research. Abby’s paper about resourcefulness on the home front during World War 2 is a particularly good example of student writing. After the research paper, students made a plan … More Innovation, Technology, Resourcefulness, and Creativity in American History