Larry is a student at a Convergence Academies school, Tilden Career Community Academy in Chicago Public Schools. Convergence Academies brings real world relevance, creative inquiry and hands-on learning to schools so that all learners are prepared for active participation in today’s globally connected world.
The first in a series of behind-the-scenes glimpses into learning and identity development in the digital atelier, a student-centered makerspace and production lab at Tilden High School. Produced by The Convergence Academies
A 7th grade class uses one of the Convergence six pillars "Play" to explore circuitry modules, motors and sensors. The learners are asked to prototype a system that might solve a problem at their house in this Hack your House project led by Alison Bates and her Digital Media Mentor Lindsey French.