Partner With Us! Engineering Brightness Guatemala 18

It is 8 p.m. in the mountain village of San Miguel, Guatemala. Voices and laughter can be heard echoing through the darkness. A compact, student-designed, solar powered lantern creates a pool of light in a small courtyard where children are gathered for play. When asked about the light, Maria, a young mother said, “My home … Continue reading Partner With Us! Engineering Brightness Guatemala 18

Severance Middle School Making South Africa a Brighter Place

In the fall of 2016 Severance Middle School started on a journey to make the world a brighter place by starting a new learning opportunity with an Engineering Brightness class.  After many questions and learning experiences filled with trial and error, our students have prototyped numerous 3D lanterns, learned to solder, and have been connected … Continue reading Severance Middle School Making South Africa a Brighter Place

Engineering Brightness Touches Down in Kenya

Engineering Brightness has now touched down in Kenya and has rekindled it’s impact in Uganda in a new way! Mrs. Eberhard, a third grade teacher from RCS in Loveland, who got to know Ms. Winey and the awesome middle schoolers at Preston last April, took four lanterns with her on her trip in December to … Continue reading Engineering Brightness Touches Down in Kenya

Engineering Brightness Visits Guatemala

2017 started with a new cultural friendship between Preston Middle School and the village of San Miguel, Guatemala. We were able to spend 8 days in Guatemala learning about their culture, needs and celebrations. This past fall, with the help of students at Preston, Poudre High School, Resurrection Christian Elementary School, and Severance Middle School, … Continue reading Engineering Brightness Visits Guatemala

Partners

Ian Fogarty teaches high school Chemistry, Physics and Science 12 at Riverview High School, in New Brunswick, Canada. He is a Microsoft Innovative Expert Fellow, a Discovery STAR Educator and a SMART Exemplary Educator. His work won two Minister’s Awards for Innovation, the national Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Education (‘08), third at Partner’s … Continue reading Partners

Partnering with Honduras

Partnering with Honduras! The summer of 2015 presented a great opportunity to learn about Honduras culture and people.  Part of the world’s 1.3 billion people effected by limited electricity reside in Honduras.   Preston’s math teacher, Ryan Martine, is a regular visitor to Honduras, he and his family have served many summers alongside the Honduran people. … Continue reading Partnering with Honduras