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  • Lyceum Preschool in Bermuda has temporarily moved its educational activities to the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo (Bamz) in Flatts Village due to renovations at their usual location, Francis Patton School. This shift has transformed the educational experience for its students, replacing traditional classroom walls with the natural and rich learning environment of Bamz. This…

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  • The K12 Strong Workforce Program has awarded an $899,000 grant to iLEAD California, which will be used to expand aerospace education at SCVi Charter School in Castaic, its founding campus. This initiative introduces an aerospace career and technical education (CTE) pathway for high school students (grades 9-12), starting in fall 2024. The program aims to…

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  • Eighth-grade science students from Palm View Florida recently explored Emerson Point Preserve in Palmetto as part of a field trip on February 13th, focusing on environmental impacts and marine biology careers. This outing, sponsored by Minorities In Shark Sciences (MISS), allowed students to engage with Florida Science Standard SC.7.E.6.6 through practical experience, examining human influences…

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  • The Spartan Learning Academy in Bernalillo, previously known as Bernalillo Middle School, has introduced a significant innovation to its curriculum with the addition of a Fabrication Lab (Fab Lab), greeted upon entry by Pepper the Robot. This transformation, highlighted by Assistant Principal Anthony Jaramillo, aims to revolutionize the middle school experience through project-based learning. The…

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  • Wes Kriesel and Kunal Dalal, newly appointed administrators of artificial intelligence and innovation at the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE), are pioneering a shift in educational culture towards integrating AI into pedagogy, emphasizing a mindset change over the mere adoption of new tools. Their focus is on humanizing technology, utilizing AI to enhance the…

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  • When OpenAI released ChatGPT in November 2022, teachers and schools were amazed with its ability to write essays, solve science and math problems and produce working computer code. At the same time, a growing feeling of alarm started taking over when teachers realized that it can also mean a new era of rampant cheating and…

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  • In 2023, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) introduced the Youth Education and Outreach Program (YEOP) to promote place-based, career-connected, outdoor learning experiences on state lands. This initiative is a key part of DNR’s workforce development strategy, aimed at creating a natural resource workforce that aligns with the sector’s needs and mirrors the community demographics.…

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  • In an extraordinary educational project, students at Elizabethton High School in northeast Tennessee, under the guidance of their sociology teacher Alex Campbell, tackled a nearly 40-year-old cold case known as the Redhead Murders. These serial killings, which occurred in the 1980s and involved several redheaded women in Tennessee and neighboring states, had remained unsolved. Campbell…

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  • In an innovative program at Bronxville Elementary School in Bronxville, NY, first graders are learning to handle disagreements through a project-based learning experience. The students, guided by their teachers, designed a Peace Path for their school playground to address conflicts peacefully. They conducted research by reading books, interviewing their school psychologist Joyce Vastola, and exploring…

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  • Students presenting their project Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Salt Lake City has adopted a dynamic approach to education through cross-curricular teaching, blending various disciplines to offer students a comprehensive understanding of knowledge interconnectedness. This method acknowledges that real-life challenges don’t conform to single subject areas, promoting collaboration among teachers to create a…

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  • Southeast Polk RISE seniors Parker Strawn, Cael Julander, Ali Brunner, along with Ms. Chelsey Sadler, took a break from hosting their student-produced podcast, “On the Rise,” to appear as guests on the “All Things SEP” podcast hosted by Dr. Dirk Halupnik. They discussed their participation in RISE, a unique, work-based learning business class designed to…

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  • Student engaged in a geometric art project The “creative classroom” is a concept that revolutionizes the conventional educational paradigm by harnessing the boundless potential of human creativity. This approach goes beyond traditional educational methods by integrating arts into the curriculum, thereby enriching students’ learning experiences. Key highlights include: Innovation and Imagination: The creative classroom fosters…

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