Students Present Research at Local Elementary School

January 25, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

In December, SLI’s 7th and 8th grade students visited Central Park Elementary School and spoke about their ExploraVision research projects. Using the opportunity to work on their speaking and teaching skills, they modified their presentations to cater to their elementary school audience, bringing engaging activities and visual aides. According to attending teachers, Central Park students … Read More

49ers SLI Students Visit Intuitive Surgical

January 11, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

In December, a group of 7th and 8th grade students visited Intuitive Surgical with Mr. Tsang, SLI’s 7th grade algebra teacher. They received a behind-the-scenes tour and sat down and spoke with two staff members, one from marketing and one from engineering. They also got hands on experience with the company’s da Vinci® robotic surgical system. … Read More

Annual Caruthers Institute Study Includes SVEF in Top K-12 Education Foundations in Nation

January 10, 201849ers STEM Leadership Institute

49ers STEM Leadership Institute is a program of Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF), which was recently ranked as number 17 in a national study of K-12 education Foundations by Caruthers Institute. “The nation’s only annual study and ranking of K-12 education foundations was released […], showing the large impact that local communities led by business … Read More