Eighth grade students recently presented their research on great architectural wonders of the Gunpowder Empires: the Great Mosque of Suleiman in Istanbul from Ottoman Empire (Turkey); the Great Shah Mosque in Esfahan from the Safavid Empire (Iran); the Cathedral of St. Basil in Moscow from the Russian Empire (Russia); and the Taj Mahal in Agra from the Mughal Empire (India).
The Prep School Technology Department believes everyone should have a comfort and adeptness with the vital skills of the 21st century. These skills include coding, robotics, 3D printing, virtual reality, graphic design and an understanding of how technology fits into larger society.
The goal of the program is to develop in our students a “computational mindset." This mindset teaches them how to think creatively and algorithmically while also learning to abstract problems and use technology to collaborate and communicate. Students learn best through self-paced learning and freedom for creativity. Students are asked to be curious and expected to be responsibly engaged with technology and social media.