Students studying or interested in STEM fields must learn to take highly technical knowledge and describe it in a clear and simple way for others to understand. Students will learn how to identify credible sources during research and avoid scientific jargon when presenting ideas to the general public in order to increase audience engagement. The course will wrap up with students presenting an informative or persuasive speech on a STEM topic of their choice to their peers and instructors.
You video chat people so you can see your instructor. You can see how they are interacting with you. It's like a face to face interaction just over the web.
Like most parents, I was skeptical about how interactive this medium would be. But I do see that it has brought a tremendous amount of positive change to my son's life.
My son loves it; he enjoys it; he gets a lot out of it. I've seen him grow in his character and his confidence.
They have excellent teachers, and they have an excellent staff who are really are invested in the growth of these kids.
It's taught me to be so much of a better debater. You can do practice debates online; you can do speeches online; you can do anything you would normally do at a debate practice online.
These online classes have met and exceeded my expectations. I was a bit hesitant because I come from a generation where we meet in the classroom, and we drive and get together. But the kids are so collaborative online, I don't think they are missing a beat.