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Winter 2015

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Building a Library
LEGO Robotics

Teaching Vocabulary


Tax Help


A book pile
Helping to create a library for West Broadway Middle School [Article]
West Broadway Middle School was resurrected this past fall, and lead by their principal, William Black, the school has been very successful in many ways - from their approach to building a community of tolerant students, to engaging parents and that community around them. There is one big thing, though, which West Broadway has been lacking: a library.
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#techup with our Tech Centertech
Engineering Fun
How do you make the engineering design process fun for high schoolers? The answer involves eggs, nerf guns, and student vs. staff competitions!
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LEGO Robotics Week [Article]
Providence schools stood empty last week while students enjoyed their free time during February vacation, but the Tech Center here at Inspiring Minds was full of activity as students attended our week-long LEGO Robotics camp. 
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Help Us Build Future Engineers
Don't have time to tutor, but still want high school students who visit our Tech Center to participate in engaging STEM activities? Donate your old LEGO sets and pieces to Inspiring Minds! They'll be invaluable to our students as they learn the basics of engineering in a new course we're bringing to the tech center this spring! 
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Vocabulary Tips for ELL Students 
English Language Learner (ELL) students make up a large portion of Providence students - and there are strategies you can use while tutoring to help them succeed.
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mlkA Day "On" 
When our nation saw the creation of a federal holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday and life, few people envisioned the day becoming a movement itself to uphold Dr. King's philosophy of improving the nation through service to others... but it did.
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