Lindero Canyon models Google with student invention opportunities




WHAT’S THE BIG IDEA?—William presents his brainstorm to “potential investors” at the Lindero Canyon Middle School 20 percent program.
Karrie DeMarco conducts her eighth-grade STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) class at Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills like a day at Google, where employees are allowed to spend 20 percent of their time on the job implementing their own big ideas.
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