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Platinum Designation

Windridge Elementary School

School Type: Public
Designation: Platinum

The STEM Vision for Windridge Elementary School is to provide opportunities for students to engage in unique, meaningful STEM experiences. These learning opportunities focus on exploration, discovery, and sense-making of scientific phenomena, technology, and math. Our implementation includes quality, cutting-edge tools, and technology that create a platform for best practices in teaching. We instill the development of 21st-century skills in our students, including problem-solving, collaboration, and critical thinking. We strive to create an environment where all students, regardless of race or gender, feel included and represented in STEM careers and exploration. Our vision is to create learning experiences that reach beyond the walls of the classroom and cultivate curious minds while engaging learners in all curriculum areas. We also strive to incorporate creative thinking and intuition with science through the integration of art. We utilize STEM as a way to cultivate a growth mindset in every student, encouraging their ability to make and learn from mistakes, emphasizing the importance of perseverance, recognizing the value of hard work and goal setting. The vision for STEM learning at Windridge goes beyond classroom learning and strives to develop character and skills that will prepare children for the future and the innovations and challenges it holds.

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