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Re: Advice on Starting STEAM Related Classes

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Originally Posted by Jack Gillespie View Post
As a long time teacher
I would recommend Project Lead the Way for STEAM curriculum.
at the high school level they have three programs; Engineering, Biomed, and Comp Sci. The engineering is particularly strong with college credit & scholarships available. All of the Engineering courses in California are counted as Honors classes.
Middle schools there is the gateway program
Elementary is Launch.

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Okay, YES. I've been part of the PLTW courses since my freshman year. Engineering Pathway. Started Freshman year with a whole lot of inventor and CAD. The class was Introduction to Engineering Design. Sophmore year was a lot of calculations and VEX programming and building. It was called Principles of Engineering. This year was Aerospace Engineering. I know other schools have different programs like Biomed and stuff like that but I am so happy they choose Aerospace. It's become my favorite class in high school. Next year is a capstone course where we'll solve an everyday problem with engineering ideas we have developed over the last 3 years. I'm excited!!
I so recommend this program. If it's possible to get into it or get it at your school, DO IT. You won't regret it.

I'm taking AP Computer Sci A next year, so I have no idea right now how it'll be. I'm excited though!
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