Deer Park Environmental Science Magnet Elementary School (Newport News, VA) seeks to develop engaged students who bring their learning to life through caring for the environment. Immersing students in critical STEM explorations both on campus and off, Deer Park is home to more than 50 animal habitats. Each classroom hosts at least one habitat, teaching… Continue Reading Field Experiences Spark Students’ Passion for Science
“Breaking News” 3:04 Students at Worthington Christian Elementary School (Columbus, OH) produced a news segment on their school’s recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School. “Dedication and Hard Work” 2:46 Principal Angela Clenendon of Coeburn Middle School (Coeburn, VA) attributes her school’s NBRS recognition to concerted efforts by teachers, staff, students, and parents. “That’s Us!”… Continue Reading 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools Celebrate!
“Breaking News” 3:04 Students at Worthington Christian Elementary School (Columbus, OH) produced a news segment on their school’s recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School. Read the transcript:breaking-news “Dedication and Hard Work” 2:46 Principal Angela Clenendon of Coeburn Middle School (Coeburn, VA) attributes her school’s NBRS recognition to concerted efforts by teachers, staff, students, and… Continue Reading 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools Celebrate!
Retired engineer Dale Johnson realized his mission to introduce students to engineering in his town of Mahtomedi, Minnesota, when local interest, energy, and funding culminated in the first Fab Lab (3-D Fabrication Laboratory) to be built in a US public school. In this latest National Blue Ribbon school site visit video, Mahtomedi High School Principal… Continue Reading National Blue Ribbon School Built Nation’s First Fab Lab
Mahtomedi High School Mahtomedi Public School District Mahtomedi, MN 2016 winner: Inspired by a retired engineer who saw a need to prepare students for the good jobs of the future, Mahtomedi High School, Mahtomedi, Minnesota, a suburb of St. Paul, created the world’s first Fab Lab in a high school. There students use high tech… Continue Reading Minnesota School’s Fab Lab Is First In the Nation: Mahtomedi High School
Mahtomedi Public School District Mahtomedi, MN Following the success of the Mahtomedi High School’s engineering and 3-D fabrication lab (see the related video), district officials recognized that learning the engineering process would benefit all students. Mahtomedi Public Schools introduced engineering at the middle and elementary school levels, linking it to the science curriculum and offering… Continue Reading Engineering for Everyone: A District Embraces A K-12 Curriculum: Mahtomedia Public Schools
Edutopia highlights National Blue Ribbon School Hampton High School in suburban Pittsburgh. Read More Continue Reading Edutopia Features PA National Blue Ribbon School
Blackshear Elementary Fine Arts Academy Austin Independent School District Austin, TX In 2011, Blackshear Elementary School (Austin, TX) was labeled in need of improvement. Today, under the inspired leadership of Principal Betty Jenkins, who arrived in 2012, Blackshear is a jewel of the Austin Independent School District, the state’s first elementary level fine arts academy… Continue Reading Books and Ballet: A Turnaround Success Becomes A Fine Arts Academy: Blackshear Elementary School
Piedmont High School (Piedmont, AL, 2012 NBRS) is in the news for its role in bringing one-to-one laptops and broadband to school. Read More Continue Reading National Blue Ribbon School at the Forefront of Digital Leadership
Edutopia features Walter F. Bracken STEAM Academy (Las Vegas, NV, 2013 NBRS) on engaging students in real-world learning. Read More Continue Reading Edutopia Features National Blue Ribbon School