PLAYtek was established to meet the needs of bright, curious students who want to delve more deeply into technology and learning. Through *S.T.E.A.M. based activities that are age- appropriate and build upon prior knowledge, students have opportunities to do the following:
Explore with hands-on activities that engage minds and feed innate curiosities.
Work both individually and collaboratively.
Learn resourcefulness and appropriate risk taking.
Engage in creative thinking and problem solving.
Learn to re-frame ‘failure’ by using mistakes as feedback that fuel ‘next step’ trouble-shooting.
Test theories and persist with challenging tasks.
Explore styles of leadership and communication.
Recognize and practice a growth-mindset.