philosophy

Student-Centered 

  • A student-centric framework allows student’s to follow their own interests and organically expand their exploration.
  • Peer-to-peer exploration & collaboration are fostered.
  • The primary role of trained facilitators is to offer encouragement and support. 
     

Hands-On

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  • YSF believes that deep learning is fostered by active, hands-on, projects.
  • STEM fields of study require the application of ideas to physical constructs.
  •  Most importantly, making stuff is FUN!