“While I was involved in the LET'S GO robotics program in high school it motivated me to be a leader and get involved. I joined the robotics club in high school and then became the captain of the team. From there I knew that I fell in love with science and technology."
-Former Student, Annapolis High School
“This is the coolest thing I’ve done in a long time, this experience has exceeded my expectations. I came into the program thinking I would just build with Legos and now I can program a robot through 6 missions. I would tell anyone it’s a lot of fun; it’s something you learn quick and I know it will help me later in life. It has taught me communication skills. I used to be shy and wouldn’t speak up in class, but through the robotics team, I have learned how to communicate with others and really be a team player. I finally know that there is no "I" in Team!”
-Student, Westport Academy
“I was dutifully impressed with the innovation in the experiments and the teachable moments that I witnessed... LET’S GO is demonstrating how we will turn things around—one student and one school at a time...by attracting young minds and capturing their curiosity and making the students ask why and giving them the tools to find answers is a life changing course of action.”
“We would not have a STEM program here without LET’S GO. They made it possible for non-STEM professionals to successfully support the aspirations of young people in our Clubs. The expertise, support, and resources were all given so generously to get us to the place where we can drive the program forward ourselves.”
-STEM Education Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County
“On behalf of Eagle Academy Public Charter School, I highly recommend Let’s Go Boys and Girls Stem Program for partnerships with schools and for additional funding to support the program. Eagle Academy Public Charter School looked for ways to expand our STEM program and Let’s Go Boys and Girls Stem has made the significant difference we were looking to achieve.
First and foremost, the students look forward to participating with the high quality after school program. Parents are eager to have their child participate and they too have attended sessions, seeing the value of increasing their child’s learning opportunity. The teachers have attended training in which they increased the connections to expanding student learning, examining ways to increase critical thinking skills. We are currently providing this opportunity in our charter school locations.
At the organizational level, the leaders within Let’s Go Boys and Girls Stem have been committed to providing support to the teachers and students. They have been flexible in meeting the needs of the school, making a smooth transition for the students."
-Director of Research, Innovation and Accountability Eagle Academy Public Charter School