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Students Teaching Students: Yes!

One Met student, Pat, taught another, Julio, how to use a powerful 3D design program, OpenSCAD. Julio, from Providence, was struggling to get his prototype completed so he took the bus to FabNewport this morning seeking support and inspiration. Julio has designed the “bait box;” A little gizmo designed to […]

Creating an Ecosystem of Learning

What could an ecosystem of learners look like in Newport County? In my moments of grandest delusion I imagine inquiring minds of all ages visiting our areas great institutions–IYRS, Newport Art Museum, the Breakers, Rogers High School Wood Shop, the YMCA, Salve Regina University–and saying, “I am here to learn. […]

RI Innovation Fellowship Submitted

Nick Logler, Tom Kowalczyk, Chris Semonelli and I hit send at 7:30 pm on Friday the 13th to make the deadline for the Rhode Innovation Fellowship. Our team is in the hunt for $300,000 which we would use to seed Innovation Centers and inspire STEAM learning. Our answers to application […]