Elementary STEAM Encore

Students in grades 3 through 5, please join my Google Classroom for more exciting STEAM activities/lessons! Below is a video on how to join along with my class code! Any questions, feel free to shoot me an e-mail. Mr. P's class code to join is: xxo6ro6


1. Be on time

2. Be prepared

3. Work Hard!

4. Listen

Make-Up work Policy

*Any student has the opportunity to make up any missed assignments throughout the school year by, providing appropriate paperwork to account for absences, asking for missed assignments, and working diligently to complete the missed work.

Classroom Overview:

Elementary STEAM Encore class (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) is guided by the Engineering Design Process. Within the class, students will engage in many hands-on activities and utilize various technologies, tools, and concepts to enhance their 21st century skills. Such as; Lego NXT kits, Lego WeDo kits, Promethean ActivTables, laptops/computers, tablets/iPads, K'Nex, Hands-2-Mind Kits, 3D Printing, Vinyl Cutting etc. Our students will be striving to become quality innovators, collaborators, communicators, and problem solvers through a focus on team concepts, small group settings, and project based learning experiences. Be sure to check out my Forms and Docs link for some exciting activities to try at home!


  • Graduate of Windber Area School District, Class of 1996

  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

  • Master in Curriculum and Instruction (Science Minor)

  • Level 2 certification in Elementary Education K-6, certified in Business Education 7-12, Middle School Social Studies 7-8, and Middle School Mathematics 7-8

  • Assistant STEAM Coordinator for Windber Area

  • Head Varsity/JV girl's basketball coach

  • Elementary FLL (First Lego League) and K'NEX STEM Design Challenge Coach/Advisor

Daily Class Schedule for STEAM Encore

8:45 - 9:25 5th Grade

9:25 - 10:05 4th Grade

10:05 - 10:45 3rd Grade


11:30 - 12:10 K4

12:20 - 1:00 K5

1:25 - 2:05 2nd Grade

2:05 - 2:45 1st Grade