Coast Episcopal School is expanding
For the students and teachers of Coast Episcopal School in Long Beach, the word of the year is growth.
In the coming months they’ll be adding a middle school and a maker space which will be the first of its kind on the Coast. A maker space is a toddler through eighth grade school where theory and practice come together.
Students will be expected to learn things like algorithms and grammar, but they are also expected to create a functioning 3D product. School Head Daren Houck said, “It’s an opportunity for students not just to learn theory, but to truly practice it and construct they need to bring it to life in a 3D model of some type to show that I understand not just the ideas behind it, but I can build it, I can show it to you. I can make it work.”
“It’s a hands-on experience and you build what you learn in class, you see, touch, feel, all that stuff.”
They hope to have the first class in the maker space by this coming fall.