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May 2017: Maddie

Meet Maddie, a 6th grader, who is part of the 2020 Girls program at Wexford Montessori Academy. Maddie has been in 2020 Girls for three years, and is very passionate about the program. She is always open to sharing her ITEC experience with others. Question: Why did you join 2020 Girls? I joined 2020 Girls because it’s more »

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Instructor Spotlight: Matthew Baker

Matthew Baker is an iMath instructor at North Elementary What made you want to join ITEC? “I was on Handshake, MSU’s job website,  and ITEC really stood out because I have helped my little brothers and sisters with math. I thought that was really fun because I’ve always enjoyed math since I was little. That’s why I went more »

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March 2017: Ezra

March 2017: Ezra

Ezra is a fourth grade student from Post Oak Elementary in the Building Child and Family Initiative (BCFI) course. What is your favorite subject in school? I don’t do it in school but engineering and technology. The subject I like in school is Math because it’s very interesting. The way my teacher teaches it, she more »

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Instructor Spotlight: Abby Greenslait

Abby Greenslait is an assistant instructor at Wexford Montessori Academy for 2020 Girls. What made you join ITEC? “I decided to become a member of ITEC’s team because I think it is a great program and it offers something that I find quite incredible to the youth of Lansing. The young girls that I have more »

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February 2017: Savanna Collins

February 2017: Savanna Collins

Meet Savanna Collins, a 5th grader, who spent her time this summer attending our 2020 Girls Summer Camps. Savanna also was one of the first students to step onto the completed TechTransport. Along with her mother, Heather Johnson, they are excited to share their experience at both ITEC and the TechTransport bus. Savanna: I made of more »

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December 2016: Donald

December 2016: Donald

ITEC is excited to showcase Donald, a 3rd grader at Wacousta Elementary School in Grand Ledge. Donald has been a part of ITEC’s LEGO Robotics course within the Techtronics program for 6 months and has continually shown improvement with coding and has a captivating personality that transpires throughout the classroom. What is your favorite subject more »

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June 2016: Caitlyn, Jada and Maddie

Meet Caitlyn, Jada and Maddie our superstar Student Spotlights! They are 2020 Girls who are passionate about making the most of every opportunity and women making strides in the STEM career field. What made you want to join 2020 Girls Caitlyn – It opens up a bunch of different career opportunities and I wanted to more »

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May 2016: Brayden

May 2016: Brayden

12-year-old Brayden probably wouldn’t crack ITEC’s top 50 most enthusiastic kids to begin camp on the first-day list (if there was such a thing). Especially since he was forced to sign up for the LEGO Robotics course against his will. “My mom said I needed to get out of the house more,” he said. “She more »

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July 2015: Malaysia

July 2015: Malaysia

Meet 10-year-old Malaysia, a standout student from our 2020 Girls program this past school year. Malaysia attended the STEM Club for young women everyday after school at Mt. Hope Elementary. Her favorite activity, of the many she participated in over the course of the program, was designing her own video games on Gamestar Mechanic. “I more »

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February 2015: Julian

February 2015: Julian

Meet Julian our Superstar Student Spotlight!    Julian is a bright fifth grader, who loves computer games and sports. He is currently enrolled in iMath and has made significant improvements in his math scores since he began the program. Julian’s scores show that he has gained an entire  year of math, making the leap from 4th to 5th more »

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