A Slidedeck!

slidedeck LightHouse Holyoke

By // April 28, 2015

Click through the slides below to see what this LightHouse thing is all about. Intro to LightHouse Personalized Education for Teens from LightHouse Holyoke

Things are hopping at LightHouse

progress

By // April 24, 2015

It feels like time is flying forward, and luckily so is our progress toward opening this fall. And we’ve been busy! A few things we’ve been up to: This past week we had our first meeting with our Board of Directors, an awesome and talented group of people who are committed to helping make this project a reality. They provided … Read More

Learning is something you choose

learning is something you choose

By // April 18, 2015

Learning is something you choose.  This isn’t news.  One need only look at your own life and observe your own interests, hobbies, and passions.  Does anyone make you do them?  Could anyone force you to bend over your woodworking for hours on end, or your art piece, or to read your spy novel late into the night?  No one could make … Read More

Lou Franco on the DIGITS project, closing the STEM gap

By // April 8, 2015

LightHouse is thrilled to be connected to local programming expert, Lou Franco.  Lou is part of our Tech Advisory Team, an occasional writer for Adecco, and a volunteer for the Massachusetts DIGIT project, bringing inspired STEM education to middle schoolers. Following is an excerpt from Lou’s recent post on his work with DIGITS.  You can read the whole piece on … Read More

Is STEM education “dangerous”?

By // April 2, 2015

We hear a lot about so-called STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math) these days in conversations about education. Over the past decade there has been a noticeable national shift toward focusing on improving our input–educational programs and resources–and output–successful graduates–within STEM areas. As the United States lags behind other countries in certain measures of student performance in these fields, there … Read More