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.
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!
Bradley Hills E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Electronics, March 2015
Z. really enjoyed the electronics class.
Oakland Terrace E.S. parent, Kensington, Md. Class: Robo Challenge, October 2011
Thanks so much for doing such a great job teaching the class. C. really enjoyed it, learned, and is already looking forward to the next one. We appreciate your patience and skill.
Wood Acres E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Let’s Roll Engineers, March 2015
C. is quite enjoying the Let's Roll Engineers class and looks forward to it every week.
Burning Tree ES parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Lego Engineers, January 2014
"[My daughter] has been talking about your first class enthusiastically and showed me how to make a paper airplane that flips! ... Thank you for including the photos of the kids from class!"
Forcey Christian parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Storybook Lego, November 2015
Thank you for your time and email updates. [My daughter] L. really enjoyed the Lego's class with you! We plan on signing her up for next class ...
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!
Parent, Viers Mill E.S., Silver Spring, Md. Class: Lego Engineers, February 2016
Thanks so much! J. is loving your class.
Oakland Terrace E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Video Game Programming, October 2014
Thanks so much. My kids absolutely love this course!
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.
Kensington Parkwood E.S. parent, Kensington, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, November 2014
According to my child, best after school class he's taken. E. thought his teacher was very nice and smart. Loved the detailed email synopses ...
Westbrook E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Storybook Science, October 2014
Thank you for all of these updates. Our daughter A. really enjoys the class and the little projects. As she says, "Thursday is Storybook Science Day!"
Farmland E.S. parent, Rockville, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, March 2014
"I appreciate your messages about the classes. G. loved the [Lego Robotics] class with you. Thanks so much for being his teacher for the class and giving him this opportunity."
Ardmore E.S., Springdale, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, October 2014
Thank you for doing a great job with Q., I am so excited about this class.
Bannockburn E.S. School Coordinator, Bannockburn, Ill. Class: Lego Robotics, March 2015
We appreciate your fabulous instruction! Your class is terrific, and the kids are enjoying it immensely.
East Silver Spring E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Storybook Science, April 2015
This letter meant so much to us---- shows the high quality level of your program. …not to mention the content and art integrated into the sciences. We are very impressed. I am sure [our daughter] told you but we used to live in Hawaii, so having [the volcano] as her first lesson was dynamite! Take care
Beverly Farms E.S. parent, Potomac, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, March 2015
Thank you. My kids are really enjoying your class and would like to continue.
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.
Westbrook E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Video Game Programming, October 2014
[My daughter] LOVES the class! She has been really looking forward to it, and I'm happy it went so well.
Wyngate ES parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Lego Robotics February 2014
H. is delighted ... He told me this morning he wished it could be Lego Robotics every day! He has never been willing to try it before so I am thrilled that it is such a great experience for him.
Forcey Christian parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Video Game Programming, November 2015
Thank you very much. A. enjoyed so much. We hope to retire once he creates the next big app/game.
Fields Road E.S. parent, Gaithersburg, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, October 2014
Very impressive! Thanks for sharing your smarts with our little learners. Love the recaps.
Thunder Hill E.S. parent, Columbia, Md. Class: Lego Robotics November 2013
[My son] just loves the class! You are clearly doing a great job with these kids.
Oakland Terrace E.S. parent Class: Mindstorms, February 2012
You are doing a marvelous job and we think that this is the start of something really great for J. ... Engineering and Robotics are our future and these kids you are working with will be our stars. Thank you.
Flora Singer E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md., Class: Space Engineers, November 2014
My son C. is super excited about the program. I used to be a NASA engineer. So I am really excited that you are using space tech to encourage young people to learn about engineering, science and most important creativity.
Camp GrAd Lab parent, Silver Spring, Md. 2014
My child doesn't rave about anyone -- so he didn't mention the counselors, but I watched them each time I picked up etc and thought they were wonderful. Very encouraging and gentle. Good team!
Kensington Parkwood E.S. parent, Kensington, Md. Class: Storybook Science, October 2015
The first thing A. did at pick-up today was to open his backpack so he could show me what he made in class--it was the highlight of our evening at home, too! I look forward to seeing more projects and talking to him about the class in the coming weeks.
Garrett Park E.S. parent, Kensington, Md. Class: Robo Challenge, April 2014
Thanks for doing such a wonderful job, D. really loved Robo Challenge!! He will definitely be taking it again next time it's offered!
Coordinator, Whetstone E.S., Gaithersburg, Md. Class: Robo Challenge Machines, March 2016
Thanks! The kids had a lot of fun with you! -Activity Coordinator Linda von Wernitz
Ardmore E.S. parent, Springdale, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, October 2014
[My daughter and son] came home excited about what they learned and explained the entire process in detail.I am looking forward to hearing [more of] my little engineers' reports.
Forcey Christian parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Mindstorms, March 2012
My son R. came home incredibly excited about his first meeting. He’s always loved Legos and has an affinity for science, math and engineering. He said this is the best activity he’s ever done.
Parent, Viers Mill E.S., Silver Spring, Md. Class: Lego Engineers, February 2016
Thanks so much for your fun and thought-provoking classes. N. loves them.
Gorman Crossing E.S. parent, North Laurel, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, May 2014
My daughter R. loves this class. Thanks for the updates!
Wood Acres E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, February 2014
W. really loves the class, so thank you. [He] tells me he 'wishes he had robotics every day.'
Mater Dei parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, November 2015
My son J. had a GREAT time. Thank you! Very excited for this opportunity for him!
Bannockburn E.S., Bannockburn, Ill. Class: Lego Robotics, October 2014
Thank you for the updates today! J. has shared with me that he really enjoys the sessions. So far, his favorite project was the alligator.
Wood Acres E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Intro to Robotics, November 2015
M. couldn't stop talking about the class last night. He is so excited about the new Legos! Thank you for taking the time to send the amazing description below. We are looking forward to hearing more from M. - and you!
Ritchie Park E.S. parent, Rockville, Md. Class: Storybook Science, March 2015
J. enjoyed your class very much! We will try the canister pop this weekend. We still use the volcano. Many thanks !
Wood Acres E.S. parent, Class: 3-D design, November 2014
[My son] G. is really excited with all the possibilities with the 3d design! ... Thanks for all the updates!
Fields Road E.S. parent, Gaithersburg, Md., Class: Lego Robotics, December 2014
[My son] A. has been thoroughly enjoying the Lego Robotics class. Thank you.
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."
Thunder Hill E.S. parent, Columbia, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, May 2015
I appreciate the measures you take to ensure my son's, as well as the other children with food allergies, well being.
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.
Forcey Christian School Parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Young Engineers, November 2013
She enjoyed the class and it sparked her interest each time she went. Comment from Parent Satisfaction Survey.
Carderock E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Storybook Science, March 2014
E. told me when he got home that he had so much fun building a straw house. So glad to know he had a blast!
Girls Get Science camp parent, Silver Spring, Md., 2014
She absolutely loves science and this made her love it even more. We will definitely be returning next year.
Kensington Parkwood parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Electronics, March 2013
Thanks a lot for all your hard work with the kids- A. loved it and is still having fun with the [burglar] alarm!
Flora Singer E.S. parent, Silver Spring, Md. Class: Let’s Roll Engineers, March 2014
J. took a new interest on his Legos and K'nex at home as a result of this class. I was so impressed that our instructor sent weekly updates - including pictures!
Wyngate ES parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, February 2014
Best after school activity S. has had since he started at Wyngate as a kindergartner.
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.
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: Electronics, February 2013
Thank you for your updates -- it is so impressive what you're doing and J. is loving it.
Kensington Parkwood E.S. parent, Kensington, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, March 2015
J. is loving this class! Thank you!
Murch E.S. parent, Washington, D.C. Class: Lego Engineers, June 2014
Thank you. [My son] had a blast! Hope to see you next Fall!
Ardmore E.S. parent, Silverdale, Md. Class: Lego Robotics, November 2014
My daughter was so impressed that she made me want to sign up my students, at my center, for Lego Robotics program.
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!
Wood Acres E.S. parent, Bethesda, Md. Class: Storybook Science, October 2013
You have really made this a wonderful class. ... C. loves fossils and everything dinosaur and his photo shows him totally engaged.
John Hanson French Immersion School parent, Oxon Hill, Md. Class: Lego Engineers, December 2014
Thank you so much for the pictures and for sharing what you were doing in class!!
Murch E.S. parent, Washington D.C. Class: Lego Engineers, May 2014
A. loves the class.
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