THE FWSU STORY: BFA Fairfax Team Poutine Takes Second Place in UVM Aiken Maker Challenge

On Saturday, BFA Fairfax’s Robotics and Engineering Club, affectionately known as Team Poutine, participated in the 3rd Annual Aiken K-12 Maker Faire & Engineering Challenge (formerly known as the TASC challenge) at UVM, hosted by UVM’s College of Engineering and … Continue reading

Makers, Creators, and Doer’s: 100+ Students Participate in First-Ever Georgia Elementary Maker Faire!

What is a Maker Faire? A Maker Faire is an opportunity for discussion, expression, creativity, and FUN!  The expression on the faces of both adults and children show it all! On a February school night, the GEMS cafeteria was elbow-to-elbow as parents,children, and … Continue reading

BFA Elementary Students Become Makers!

Target 1. Leadership in a Student-Centered Learning Environment – FWSU will foster development of teacher and student leaders who provide innovative opportunities for local and global student-centered learning. Action Step –  Develop learning habits, communication and problem-solving skills necessary for collaborative learning … Continue reading

The FWSU Story: Flexible Learning Opportunities – Personalizing Non-Traditional Learning


When you think of school, do you think of making turkey calls? Learning strategy through board games? Designing T-shirts? Creating virtual and augmented reality?  Would this fit in a regular school day?  Can students have a voice in proposing and … Continue reading