Inspire | Educate | Innovate
- Education allows students to become thinkers, problem solvers, and innovators.
- Connections to the local, national, and global communities add meaning to the learning process.
- Education transforms students when it is knowledge driven.
- We are all a culmination of our experiences; this allows us to choose, think, and act.
- A literate society is our planet’s survival.
- Respect, trust, integrity for all people.
- Students can and will change the world.
- Global stewardship: solutions for the common good.
- Problem-Based Learning
- Professional Learning Community
- Integrated curricula
- Scientific inquiry
- Constructivist learning
- Learning environments to enrich the mind, spark the imagination, and ignite intellectual risk taking.
- Rigorous academic concepts are coupled with real-world lessons.
- Application of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics is placed in the context of problem solving (Problem-Based Learning).
- Connections between school, work, community, and global enterprise enable the development of STEM literacy.
- Students are educated to compete in our global society.
- Student interest is enhanced in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professions.
- STEM education is fused with the social sciences, humanities, law, business, and world language needed to address complex societal issues.
- Students are prepared to translate invention to innovation, working in defined STEM Lab Concentrations.
- Problem-solvers—-able to define questions and problems, design investigations to gather data, collect and organize data, draw conclusions, and then apply understandings to new and novel situations.
- Innovators—creatively use science, mathematics, and technology concepts and principles by applying them to the engineering design process.
- Inventors—recognize the needs of the world and creatively design, test, redesign, and then implement solutions (engineering process).
- Self-reliant—able to use initiative and self-motivation to set agendas, develop and gain self-confidence, and work within time specified frames.
- Logical thinkers—able to apply rational and logical thought processes of science, mathematics, and engineering design to innovation and invention.
- Technologically literate—-understand and explain the nature of technology, develop the skills needed, and apply technology appropriately.
·Glacier River Design
·Data I/O Corporation
·TiE Young Entrepreneurs
·Washington State Patrol Crime Lab
·City of Redmond
·City of Sammamish
·Washington Trail Association
·Cascadia Community College
·Western Washington University
·University of Texas, Austin/Cockrell School of Engineering
·Cyber Patriots/Air Force Association
·National Center for Women and Information Technology
·Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
December 6, 2017
Tesla STEM High School Info Night
7:00 pm, Tesla STEM Presentation Hall
December 11, 2017
Online Choice School application available on LWSD site
Applications due by 4:00 p.m.
February 1, 2018
Lottery held at district
February 7, 2018
Notification to families
February 21, 2018