Why, oh, why are we not doing more authentic learning projects like this in our schools? From USA Today:
There are so many ways our students can make the world a better place. Isn't it time we leverage this enormous pool of talent we have in our school age children? The value of both the knowledge gained from the creation of the new hand as well as the significant contribution to this young child's quality of life is, in my humble opinion, life altering for these students and our world.