Sa­cred Heart Mak­erspace pro­gram a suc­cess

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in­struc­tion while mak­ing con­nec­tions to STEAM (Sci­ence, Tech­nol­ogy, En­gi­neer­ing, Arts and Math­e­mat­ics).

Withers said re­cently one class was ex­plor­ing “the con­nec­tion of plas­tic in our wa­ter­ways and oceans as we con­sider our role as global cit­i­zens and stew­ards of Mother Earth. This led to a call from the stu­dents for more lit­ter­free lunches.”

One of the school’s goals this year is for all stu­dents to work in the Mak­erspace area at least once a week.

The Mak­erspace pro­gram was de­vel­oped and funded by the Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion, the Univer­sity of On­tario In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy and Coun­cil of On­tario Di­rec­tors of Ed­u­ca­tion.

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