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K-9 STEAM School

Museum Walk 2018

Sometimes it is hard to describe, in a few sentences, the wealth of what happens at Acera. (Most of the time, actually!) This spring’s Museum Walk is a perfect example: so many strands of learning, creative exploration and… Read More

From Passion Projects to Field Day

Creativity, innovation, play: The last few weeks of school at Acera are always filled with intense activity, from students and entire classes finishing up their culminating projects to our fun end-of-year celebrations such as Field day and Wacky… Read More

Acera Announces Major Research and Education Partnership

One Brave Idea, an innovative research project funded by Verily, the American Heart Association and Astra Zeneca, partners with the Acera School, connecting education with real-life science and technology. Students sample and sequence their own skin microbiome, hack… Read More

Celebrate the Acera Experience

On May 19, join us for an adults-only evening of delicious hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, silent auction and a chance to socialize with others who love to learn. Plus, you’ll have a unique chance to experience STEAM the way… Read More

Acera Student #Walkout

It’s the movement of their generation, and Acera students are on it: On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, a group of Upper Elementary and Middle School students walked out of school for 17 minutes, occupied a corner on Cross… Read More

Backyard Ninjas, Potion Masters & More: Join us for April Vacation

Registration is now open for Acera’s April Vacation Camp: From Tuesday, April 17 through Friday, April 20, 2018, we will offer morning, afternoon, and full day options in a variety of STEAM programs, including Woodworking (make a Wooden… Read More

Summer STEAM Camp Schedule is up!

Good news: Our Summer 2018 STEAM camp schedule is up! Browse through 161 amazing offerings. Yes, that’s right, 161 morning, afternoon or full day programs. Because, you know, who wants to do the same thing every week?! While… Read More

Register now for February Vacation STEAM Camps!

Learn how to draw and explore in Virtual Reality. Solve a design challenge in our wood shop. Create your own enchanted electronics project. Learn math by diving into sports statistics. Join our Mini-Maker School for 5-7 year olds. Try… Read More

How to Make A Prosthetic Leg

Students in Ms. Kim’s class have been working on an engineering design challenge this spring related to their theme for the year, “What Makes us Human?” In teams, they designed prosthetic legs. See their creations, and reflections on… Read More

Student Opinion: How Augmented Reality can Revolutionize Education

By: Yash A. Yash is a middle schooler at Acera, this blog post is part of his tech elective What is Augmented Reality? Augmented Reality can be used for many different purposes. One of those purposes is for education….. Read More