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Kids “Geek Out” Over Geek Squad Academy Summer Camp

By Kelly Schmidt, Content Manager at United Way of Salt Lake Hands shot up immediately during the BB8-programming class at the Geek Squad Academy summer camp taking place at Kearns High School. Nearly every student in the class wanted to volunteer to operate the mini Star Wars robots first. Three were given iPads that had […]

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Elementary STEM Endorsement helps teachers prep students for the future

By Kelly Schmidt, content manager at United Way of Salt Lake At the start of school every year, Grace Morrell gives her fifth and sixth graders a survey to fill out. The South Kearns Elementary science teacher asks them a series of questions about herself and their past science experience, like “if I wasn’t a […]

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New summer program gives South Kearns students chance to explore STEM

By Kelly Schmidt, content manager at United Way of Salt Lake Linda sat alone at a desk in the front row of a South Kearns Elementary classroom, her rounded rectangular glasses reflecting her laptop screen that displayed the latest project for her storytelling through coding class. The rising sixth grader was coding a short story […]

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