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Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Grandville, Rochester teams win VEX Robotics at MSU

EAST LANSING — Detroit Catholic Central High School’s VEX Shambots B team won the coveted VEX Robotics Excellence Award and a three-team alliance from Bloomfield Hills, Grandville, and Rochester were high school tournament champions at the 2017 Michigan VEX Robotics State Championship on Sunday, Feb. 415 more words

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SVSU to host FIRST Michigan high school robotics championship

UNIVERSITY CENTER – Saginaw Valley State University will welcome nearly 5,000 high school students from across Michigan for the statewide FIRST Robotics competition Wednesday, April 12 through Saturday, April 15. 544 more words

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Poet Ross Gay Visits Young Arizona Writers


The University of Arizona Poetry Center’s Writing the Community program recently hosted National Book Critics Circle Award Winner Ross Gay at Borton Magnet School. Read more about… 13 more words

Writing

Here's Why We Must Teach Beyond the Textbooks

Many educators sincerely wish to enlighten and engage students by exploring black history in greater depth than standard curriculum currently permits. The experiences, stories, and significant societal impact of African-Americans has been very rarely explored in k-12 classroom settings and teachers must certainly be confused or uncertain about how to begin introducing new themes with relevance to learners. 1,176 more words

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Khan Academy, Khan Lab School, and the Future of Education

Last fall, I spoke with one of my former English teachers about her work with Khan Lab School, the experimental Bay Area campus founded using the philosophy of Salman Khan. 850 more words

Education

For love of public schools: This is what we're fighting for

 My public elementary school in Lakewood, Colorado was a red brick building. Here is something amazing: for a while, there was a glorious fort in the library with two levels (an upstairs?! 891 more words