Category Archives: Bedichek Middle School
The numbers tell the story best:
1,624 cans of donated food to give to Capital Area Food Bank
12 Architects from SHW Group
10 Apprentices from Citizen Schools Bedichek
3 Parent Builders
5 Staff Team from CS Bedichek
Hundreds of visitors
1 very special day
1 giant impact!
Led by Texas Citizen Teachers from the SHW Group Emily Potts, Alison Binford, and Ed Napier, Bedichek students from the Can-struction apprenticeship WOW!ed hundreds of visitors at the Barton Creek Mall as they displayed their masterpieces made solely out of donated cans! Working in teams of three, the “Can”Struction apprentices built a giant cornucopia, milk carton, and slice of cherry pie. Each structure represents the abundant harvest of the Thanksgiving season. Not only did students demonstrate their mastery of design concepts, but they learned the importance of spacing and foundation as they manipulated the nearly 1,624 cans to create their final products. The cans were donated to the Capital Area Food Bank in Austin.
SHOUT OUT to Texas Citizen Teacher Lyren Brown, Computer Aided Design Engineer at Advanced Micro Devices who contributed his apprenticeship curriculum for “Robotics” to our curricula library! Lyren has taught several apprenticeships at the Bedichek Middle School in Austin, TX … Continue reading