Representatives from such companies as General Dynamics, ON Semiconductor, MakeRI, Purvis Systems, Yardney and New England Tech will be visiting EG schools during the week.
Other visitors include specialists in the fields of environmental scientist, journalism and pharmaceutical chemistry.
EGSD’s digital integration specialist Donna Wayles is particularly excited about Dr. Roosevelt Y. Johnson’s Skype conversation with the students of Meadowbrook Farms. Johnson is deputy associate administrator of education for NASA.
East Greenwich High School took a big step into the digital arena last fall, when every student was equipped with a Chromebook computer device.
Here are the events planned for the week:
Monday: Individual teachers could hold activities in their classrooms all week
Tuesday: Purvis Systems at Hanaford
MAKE RI at Hanaford
Thursday: Yardney at Eldredge
Environmental scientist at Meadowbrook
Friday: URI Computer Studies & Statistics, RIMA and a Providence Journal reporter at Cole
NASA Deputy Associate Administrator of Education via Skype at Meadowbrook
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