Mount Vernon Tech Program Taking Top Prizes

It is lights, camera, action in Mount Vernon with the school’s technology program experiencing success far beyond the classroom walls. Besides producing original content for the school district’s television channel – MVTV 105 on the Santel network and live streaming sports events on www.mvptitanslive.com – students in Communication Arts and Technology Instructor Jeff Sand’s technology [...]

STEM Content Sprouts PLTW Courses in Spearfish

Prior to the 2014-2015 school year, the technology-based elective offerings at Spearfish Middle School were limited. With the elimination of a traditional industrial technology program after the 2003-2004 school year, students were left only with a basic computers course. During the past three school years, the number of classes offered to sixth, seventh and eighth [...]

Makerspace Making Impacting in Sioux Falls Schools

What do an old ceiling fan, cardboard cylinders, and brainpower have to do with one another? They are just some of the inexpensive tools necessary to create a successful Makerspace in classrooms and libraries. In nearly every elementary and middle school across Sioux Falls, students are exploring engineering principles, photography, sewing and more thanks to [...]

Science Education Striding Forward at Timber Lake HS

Success and achievement have been the controlled variables of the experimental design that is Timber Lake High School’s science program. In the past decades, students have participated in both a local fair in Timber Lake School, as well as traveling to the regional fair in Rapid City, which is sponsored by the South Dakota School [...]