TXGU Grant: Texas GEAR UP State Grant
Big Picture: Manor New Tech High School is getting gamers completely GEAR'ed UP about STEAM subjects and all the related career options with their innovative gaming and media club Wee Blue Beasties. Whether students are aspiring artists or math masters, everyone is welcome in this super-inclusive club. These techy and talented teens are learning way more than just traits like coding, mapping, and design. Through collaboration, creativity, and communication the Wee Blue Beasties club is helping students get a level up by gaining some critical real-world skills that colleges (not to mention prospective employers) love.