Kaylee’s HFA Mindsets App Saga

During the summer of 2016 I interned at Holy Family Academy.   I had the opportunity to create an app for our school. It was so interesting learning all of the computer science and coding behind app creation. The app is about the four Holy Family Academy mindsets: Resilient Learner,Servant Leader, Entrepreneur and Problem Solver.  Click here to check…

Congratulations to Greg!

Congratulations to Greg for being accepted in the ICE-T Project at the Citizen Lab! It is an innovative project that bridges the disciplines of renewable energy research biological analysis, and computer science into one. The BNY Mellon Foundation is sponsoring the program, so students who complete all phases successfully will also receive a nice stipend. This…

Nino’s Vidcode Projects Q2

The first Vidcode project we did was the Greeting Card. All we had to do was make a greeting card for anything we wanted, I decided to do a greeting card for Gumby Central. It’s very surreal which is how I feel when I watch gumby, so I made I made it so. It’s confusing…

When and when not to use cell phones

Here at EDGE, we use a lot of technologies. However, the most distracting devices for EVERYONE are our cell phones. We work constantly at EDGE, so we have ‘’ Plugged ‘’ and ‘’ Unplugged ‘’ times. During unplugged work time,  no cell phones are permitted – under no circumstances! This cute little guy (Lamont’s idea) let us know if cell phones are…

All about me project

EDGE designers made an “All About Me” poster using Piktochart.  This free design platform was an excellent method to introduce ourselves to each other.  This exercise required us to do a lot of honest reflecting, as we had to reflect on some important life events. One of the exercises we did was called ” At…

EDGE App-a-thon Apps

EDGE App-a-thon Apps 9th Grade Lamont –Would You Rather Kiara –Lottery Dylan –The Milk Apocalypse Katie –The Chicken or The Egg 10th grade Kaylee –HFA Mindsets App Mah’kya –Your Favorite Food Place Greg –Coleman Quest Nino –This App  

EDGE VidCodes

Below is a link to a document that contain’s all EDGE members VidCodes they have recently created: EDGE VidCodes

EDGE Year 2: 2016-17 Update

Greetings! During 2015-2016, EDGE was only opened to new 9th grade girls. Amber, Emilie, Kaylee and Mah’kya were the first members of EDGE and workd as designers on a wide array of projects such as: ab empathy building app for students and teachers, iOS and online platform games, a “Escape Room” style game, and a school-wide festival. EDGE…

EDGE HFA App-a-thon/Hour of Code

EDGE students helped lead their peers during the Hour of Code (Monday, Dec.5, 2016) and CSEducation Week, during Learning Hub (our advisory program, which happens at the end of the day). All students at HFA (Holy Family Academy), grades 9-11, were asked to remix a “Choose your own adventure” app using Code.org’s AppLab. We helped them change…

EDGE TRETC Booth

EDGE designers were invited to have their own booth at TRETC (Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference). There, we showcased projects such as 360 videos (captured with the THETA SC camera) posted on YouTube and viewable using VR goggles, a hologram viewer, and platform games for the iPad. It was fun sharing our experience with visitors that arrived at our booth. People seemed…