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Para Los Niños Middle School joins volunteers from the Ford Motor Co. to build “concept” cars

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50 students from the Para Los Niños Middle School joined volunteers from the Ford Motor Co.  to build soap-box derby style cars during summer school. The objective was to take the subjects of  S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art, math) out of the classroom and bring them onto the playground in real-world group dynamics by building ‘concept cars.’ The challenge was to design and build a model for a concept car that was big enough for one student to ride inside. With the assistance and material provided by Trash 4 Teaching, students worked in teams of six, accompanied by a teacher and a Ford Motor Co. employee. Each student became a specialist within the group and worked on the frame/wheels/axle/steering, the body and the finishes. Continue reading…


Jóvenes le sacan jugo al verano

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Por: Araceli Martínez Ortega
Publicado: Jun., 16, 2014

Jovenes

Con los nervios de punta, Jesús Suatan estaba a un día de comenzar a trabajar en la Corte de Los Ángeles durante el verano. “Quiero causar una muy buena impresión, no quiero quedar mal”, dijo este estudiante de 17 años, que está en el último año en la secundaria Woodrow Wilson.

Para Suatan ir a la Corte de Los Ángeles, es una oportunidad inigualable de conocer el sistema de justicia criminal. “Voy aprender cómo funciona. Me va a dar la oportunidad de interactuar con gente adulta de alto nivel”, comentó. Continue reading…