Week of: August 6, 2007
- Teachers and Students Learn at Student Technology Academy
While students had fun experimenting with crime scene investigation and robotics at the recent Student Technology Academy, their teachers got the chance to try out a new science curriculum.
- Maine Joins 21st Century Skills Partnership
Maine became the sixth state to join the 21st Century Skills Partnership, a nationwide initiative focused on infusing 21st century skills into education.
- STEM Focus Sparks Interest
When Cedar Park Elementary School opens this fall it will have a new academic focus, as its new name, Cedar Park Elementary - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Magnet School, indicates.
- Wiki Site for Lesson Plan Sharing
A group of teachers from Charlottesville, VA are learning to use wikis to facilitate the creation and sharing of lesson plans.
- Applying Here? Send Us Your PowerPoint
The University of Chicago is asking applicants to its business school to include four PowerPoint slides as part of their application package.