Adam’s engineering presentation

For Adam's Engineering & Design class, they split into groups and work on a semester-long project. Each group chooses  a "real" engineering problem, create a solution and present it to a group of judges. Adam and his partner chose something soccer related. Above is one of the slides from their presentation. It's a watch-like device … Continue reading Adam’s engineering presentation

College visit #1 – University of Tulsa

The boys had a week off for Thanksgiving so we scheduled our first college visit for Adam.  Monday evening we headed south to the University of Tulsa. The university has a good electrical engineering program. We received a one-on-one tour with a student (they match you up with someone with similar interests - our tour … Continue reading College visit #1 – University of Tulsa

High School is the New College

At our school district, it's encouraged that 8th graders complete a study plan while enrolling in their freshman year in high school. This maps out their course of study, and ensures they will graduate with all the credits they need for a high school diploma. In other words, as a 14-year-old, they are asked to … Continue reading High School is the New College