Archive for February, 2012

VAST Activities: Haiti Project

One of the best parts of our Mondays and Wednesdays is teaching Haitian Creole to the scholars in the VAST Haiti Project – an offshoot of the Vassar Haiti Project.
We started off with some basics:
Hello – Bonjou
How are you? – Sak Pase?
I’m great! – Map Boule!
What is your name? – Ki jan ou rele?
My name […]

VAST Activities: Game Design

VAST is proud to introduce the exciting new Game Design activity this semester! One of the facilitators, Luke Gehorsam, tells us more:
In the Game Design activity, VAST Scholars can play, design, and share their games with one another using an educational games website called Gamestar Mechanic.

As the facilitators of this activity, our role involves guiding […]

Poughkeepsie Middle School and Vassar College working together!