Technology -- Mrs. Bremner

Welcome to my web page. Here you will find information relating to technology classes.  I have included links to websites that are useful resources, as well as information regarding the Science Fair.

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Common Sense Education- Digital Citizenship

Our Lady of the Wayside School is in the process of becoming a Common Sense Digital Citizenship certified school.  All teachers in grades K-8 are also becoming certified teachers.

Parents please review this letter to learn more about the program:  Digital Citizenship Parent Letter 2018

Please also visit the Common Sense Education Connecting Families website for resources regarding this topic.

The Family Toolbox contains the following helpful resources:

Activity Sheets
Sexting Handbook for Teens
Family Dinner Project
Digital Glossary
Parent Concerns
Digital Life Survey
Media Log
Family Media Agreement
Tech 101 Videos
Family Tip Sheets
Parent Advice Videos



MechaniCats Win at State!

On Saturday, January 13th, the Wayside Robotics team, MechaniCats, competed against 50 teams at Elgin Community College in the First Lego League State Competition. The girls did an amazing job. They won the first-place Core Values Teamwork Award and they scored 12th in robot table performance runs.

Congratulations to Clair A., Kira B., Annie K., Emily L., Emily R., and Sophia S.
Thanks to our wonderful mentors:  Mrs. Bill Allen, Mr. Bill Bondy, Andrew Bremner ’16, Joshua Gustafson ’12, Mr. Rich Hall, Mary Newell ’17, and Derek Prusener!



Welcome to the new season! I am happy to announce our three teams for this school year.
(23 students – 13 seventh graders and 10 sixth graders).

Also new this year – Wayside’s first girl robotics team!

WildBots:  Andrew C., Declan N., Luke P., Evan R., Drew U., Gabe C., Ty P., and Cooper W.
RoboCats:  Billy D., Jimmy H., Jay H., Henry J., Colin K., Henry B., Ben C., Dominik G., and Aiden L.
MechaniCats:  Claire A., Kira B., Annie K., Emily L., Emily R., and Sophia S.

Learn all about First Lego League.



Science Fair Information

1.  Link to IJAS Website

l2.  Policy and Procedure Manual 2016-2018

3.  Science Fair Topics – List of Websites

4. Science Surplus Store:  5316 N. Milwaukee Avenue Chicago IL    (Northwest Hwy and Milwaukee)

5. Science Fair Calendar/Rubric/Contract 2017-2018

6. Presentation Schedule 2018

7. Example Paper

8. Reference Information
Wading Through the Web Powerpoint
APA Style Citation Powerpoint
Internet Citation Organizer

9.  Forms for Final Paper
Abstract Form
Safety Sheet
Humans as Test Subjects Endorsement
Non-Human Vertebrate Endorsement

10.  Order Form:  Boards and Title Cards Science Fair Order Form 2017