Grace School STEM Teacher Betsy Crafton is a finalist in the KHOU 11 Inspiring Curiosity Contest, presented by Space Center Houston. This contest highlights the creative ways educators incorporate STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) to inspire our next generation of innovators. Of all of the participating schools, we are one of four finalists selected for the chance to win $5,000 to further STEM education in the classroom.
The Fort Bend Christian Academy Computer Club, sponsored by Mr. Gibbs, the Computer Science teacher, was initiated last spring and officially commenced this fall with 18 students in attendance. High school students Isaiah Isaac, President of the club, and Clara Golan, Secretary of the club, were instrumental, along with Mr. Gibbs and Mr. Prince, in the effort to train aftercare students in SCRATCH programming.
The Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) initiative at FBCA is a collaborative effort with a single mission: produce a God-honoring, cohesive, cutting-edge program that engages learners through riveting, relevant and competitive curriculum. The goal is to yield learners equipped to be problem-solving leaders in college and industry.
Rebecca Morgan, FBCA Science Specialist, heads the STEM initiative at the elementary campus.
The Fluor Foundation has donated $20,800 to the Lamar Educational Awards Foundation to underwrite science, technology engineering and math (STEM) programs.