Bannockburn E.S. class coordinator, Bannockburn, Ill. Class: Lego Robotics, March 2015
What great photos....and how informative are these follow up newsletters from the robotics instructor?.... So happy w/ this after school program 🙂
Westbrook E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Storybook Science, December 2014
[My daughter] E. really enjoyed Storybook Science this past semester. She's interested in doing it again.
E.L. Haynes Charter School parent, Washington, D.C. Class: Lego Robotics, March 2015
Thanks so much for this update - really appreciate it. We got a very enthusiastic report from our son.
St. Patrick’s Catholic School parent, Rockville, Md. Class: Lego Engineers, November 2014
Thank you for leading the class. J. really enjoyed going each week. Thanks also for checking about his ride home yesterday.
Oyster Adams E.S., Washington, D.C. Class: Lego Engineers, June 2014
Thanks for a great year of Lego Engineering. ... [My son] will be back with you all in the Fall.
Bradley Hills E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Young Engineers, March 2012
[My son] had a great time ...It was the perfect activity for a kid who loves to learn using hands-on activities. Out of all of the after school activities my kids have participated in over the past 5 years, this was definitely the best!
Parent, East Silver Spring E.S., Silver Spring, Md. February 2016
I don't think any of the previous [afterschool] instructors have sent emails about the classes so this is extremely helpful! I really appreciate it. My daughter B. loved the first robotics class! Thanks again.
Oyster Adams Bilingual School parent, Washington D.C. Class: Lego Robotics, taught in Spanish & English, February 2014
"Our son LOVES this class! We've never seen him so enthusiastic for any class like he is for yours. Cheers to a great beginning."
Dayton Oaks E.S. parent, Dayton Oaks, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, March 2014
"My son is J. ... is having a blast!!! Thanks for the pictures and updates!! I greatly appreciate it since I work full time and never get to participate to often with the kids' school activities."
Camp GrAd Lab parent, Silver Spring, Md. 2014
Communication was great, thanks. L. LOVED the camp. She couldn't stop talking about it in the evenings. She had a great time and I expect her to be back next year for more.
Al-Huda parent, College Park, Md. Class: Early Engineers, May 2013
You did a marvelous job! Thanks for a wonderful experience. F. enjoyed the sessions so much that he will be signing up for [your] camp over the summer
Woodlin E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Young Engineers
This was an outstanding experience for [my daughter]. She was extremely enthusiastic about it, enjoyed it tremendously, loved her instructors, and learned a great deal. It has helped reinforce her ambitions to pursue STEM activities. After seeing how excited she was about this club, and after she asked me to come and see it in action,
The French Maternal School parent, Washington, D.C. Class: Early Engineers, September 2014
Thanks for the note. [My daughter] really enjoyed class and is looking forward to the next one.
Wood Acres E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Let’s Roll Engineers, September 2013
Sounds like a fun and challenging time! [My daughter] K. is really enjoying the class. Thanks for keeping us updated!
Oakland Terrace E.S. parent, Kensington, Md. Class: Crime Science
My daughter loved the class....gender did not make a difference. Both my husband and I are science people so we expect our girl to also be a science person--and she is.It was exciting to solve the crime. She loved the class, and we were thrilled that she wasn't the only girl.
Ritchie Park E.S. parent, Rockville, Md. Class: Storybook Science, February 2015
[My son] has so enjoyed this class! I hope it is offered again. I'll be happy to do some promo with his friends.
Montgomery Housing Partnership activity coordinator, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Storybook Science
I am really impressed with your work thus far. Keep it up.
Peabody E.S. parent, Washington, D.C. Class: Early Engineers, October 2014
My son S. is enjoying the Early Engineers class.
Our Lady of Mercy parent, Potomac, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, April 2015
Thank you so much! Thank you for the pictures, also, and for letting my son B. join the last class. He enjoyed it and P. did, too!”
Spring Hill E.S. parent, McLean, Va. Class: Storybook Science, October 2012
Thank you very much for providing such a great learning opportunity for Y. and other kids at Spring Hill. Y. really loves your class and had a lot of fun.
North Chevy Chase E.S. parent, Chevy Chase, Md. Class: Mindstorms, October 2012
J. is having a great time, and he particularly likes you as the instructor. He can't stop talking about everything you did in class and gives me a step-by-step account of everything!
St. Patrick’s School parent, Rockville, Md. Class: Lego Engineers, September 2014
Thank you for the email about today's class. J. and K. thought class was really fun!
Stone Mill E.S. parent, North Potomac, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, September 2014
Thank you for such a thorough email. My daughter had a fantastic time and told me she can't wait until next week!!! Thank you.
Camp GrAd Lab parent, Silver Spring, Md., 2014
Your camp is great ... My son started out just [morning] camp but liked it so well he wanted to stay for the full day.
St. Patrick’s Catholic School parent, Rockville, Md. Class: Video Game Programming, February 2014
Thank you for your excellent communication. ... So nice to be able to talk to my son about specifics, and keep up on what's being done in each session.
National Presbyterian activity coordinator, Washington, D.C. Class: Early Engineers, October 2015
I don’t know what else he teaches, but the kids absolutely LOVE him. I’ve had two parents approach me about his class just in the past week.
National Presbyterian School parent, Washington, D.C. Class: Storybook Science, September 2014
H. has been having an awesome time in Storybook Science ... and I enjoy getting more details so I know what was so much fun! Thanks for all you do.
Rock Creek Forest E.S. parent, Chevy Chase, Md. Class: Lego Robotics
Thank you ... for the great work! This sounds like a fabulous class and L. was glowing with excitement when he came home ... They are programming! Amazing!
Camp GrAd Lab parent, Silver Spring, Md. 2014
This camp ... was very good. I was very impressed. [My son] went to Camp Invention the next week and it did not compare - The Great Adventure Lab was better. Thank you!
Murch E.S. parent, Washington D.C. Class: Lego Engineers, May 2014
A. loves the class.
Montgomery Housing Partnership activity coordinator, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Robo Challenge Machines, April 2015
Thank you much. The kids really enjoyed you all.
Pine Crest E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Robo Challenge Machines, December 2014
[My son] O. has been loving the class. He had a great time with catapults yesterday. We hope to enroll him in future programs. Thanks for sharing the pics and details ...
Rock View E.S. parent, Kensington, Md. Class: Lego Robotics
All I have to say is that my son was soooo excited when he came home from this class! It was all he talked about that night.
Northfield E.S. parent, Ellicott City, Md. Class: Video Game Programming, March 2015
K. was so excited about what he did yesterday he didn't even realize he was eating a healthy dinner. 🙂 Sounds like things are really coming together."
Wood Acres E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, October 2013
[C. and C.] both came away from last Thursday’s session with a better understanding of teamwork and sharing responsibilities with their partners. I really appreciate your work with the kids!
Bethesda E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Robo Challenge, May 2014
Thank you for working with the children at BE. T. absolutely loves his Lego Robotics classes.
Girls Get Science summer camp parent, Silver Spring, Md. July 2014
She was very excited about each of her projects and begged for us to sign her up for the next week.
Wood Acres E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Lego Engineers, April 2014
Wanted to let you know that [my son] really enjoyed Lego Engineers. It’s the only after school activity that he’s consistently looked forward to every week. It’s a great program.
Peabody Primary parent, Washington, D.C. Class: Early Engineers, March 2015
Thank you for sending [notes home after class]! By the way, I. LOVED the class!
Garrett Park E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Storybook Science, November 2011
Thank you so much for making Friday after school so much fun for S.! She loves the class and told me you are her favorite teacher! Thanks also for the weekly updates!
Sligo E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Lego Engineers, October 2013
My daughter told me sadly that next week is the last week ... She doesn't want it to end! She obviously has really enjoyed herself. Thanks for all you have done.
Parent, Murch E.S., Washington, D.C. Class: Video Game Programming, March 2016
Thank you for the updates. It’s great to be able to learn more about what’s happening in these sessions. J. was showing us yesterday what he learned on the software we downloaded to one of our iPads - he’s having a great time.
Flora Singer E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Lego Robotics A, April 2015
This is fantastic—thank you! ... My son really enjoyed the first session and is looking forward to next week. Thank you so much!!!!"
Wood Acres E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Lego Engineers, April 2014
[My daughter] really enjoyed this whole series, even more than we expected she would. Each Friday she told us in MUCH detail what she learned.
Murch E.S. parent, Washington, D.C. Class: Space Engineers, October 2015
Thank you for sending these email updates out, it's great to hear what [my children] are doing each Wednesday. We appreciate your time and enthusiasm.
Bannockburn E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Video Game Programming
Thanks for making SCRATCH fun.
Garrett Park E.S. parent, Kensington, Md. Class: Robo Challenge, October 2014
B. was so excited about this first class. When he got into the car to go home I asked him, “How was the class?” He looked at me and said “BCE.” “Huh?” I responded. “Best Class Ever!”
Woodlin E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, October 2011
My son ... told me this is his favorite after school club EVER! You totally rock and I hope that you've sparked some interest in engineering among the kids.
Wood Acres E.S. club coordinator Reid Lewis, Bethesda, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, September 2012
Thanks! You and your team were impressive today! And the children were totally engrossed in their project. Well done.
Dufief E.S. parent, Gaithersburg, Md. Class: Robo Challenge, November 2013
The instructor was excellent, always prepared ... engaging, ... has great personality to work with kids and understands kids well.
Oakland Terrace E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, April 2014
Thanks so much for the update! Looks like a lot of fun. R. said it was awesome and he can't wait until next week's class. I appreciate how organized you are too 🙂
Beverly Farms E.S. parent, Potomac, Md., Class: Let’s Roll Engineers, December 2014
Our son C. is very much enjoying Let's Roll Engineers at Beverly Farms.
Kipling E.S. parent, Deerfield, Ill. Class: Robo Challenge Machines, April 2015
J. is so excited about this class! Thank you for the updates. He now has decided he wants to be a robotics engineer 🙂
Woodlin E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, November 2011
My son G. adored this after school program. I have never seen him more excited about anything before. He loves Legos and now, loves programming robots. This is a brilliant program and we will definitely be interested in anything else you have to offer.
Sligo Creek E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Lego Engineers, September 2013
My husband and i appreciated your email ... It is always hard to extract from kids what they did that day, so your detailed overview was a treat. Thank you.
John Hanson Montessori School parent, Oxon Hill, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, February 2014
He loves it! I will have to get there early one day to check it out. I will also look at the summer camp information. Haste pronto, yo espero!
Bond Mill E.S. parent, Laurel, Md. Class: Storybook Science, May 2014
This class is fantastic! My son comes home every Wednesday just beaming! He's absolutely loving it! Thank you so much!!!
Wood Acres E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Storybook Lego, October 2015
Thank you for a great class. My son, A., definitely enjoyed himself and gave us a full report each week on the activities of the class. He is sad to see it end and hopes to meet up with you in a future class.
Garrett Park E.S. parent, Kensington, Md. Class: Early Engineers, October 2015
Thank you. [My daughter] loved it today!
Beverly Farms E.S. parent, Potomac, Md. Class: Early Engineers, October 2013
Thank you for such a great experience. A. had a blast!
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