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Using the Arts to Teach STEAM

In the Ritenour School District, an ITEF grant helps transform education through art. Teachers at Buder Elementary School use art as a core — along with the needed technology — to teach science, engineering, mathematics and literacy. In this multi-grade, multi-year project, students use Apple iPads, MacBooks, LEGO® Robotics and Story Starters to increase understanding…

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Charter Schools Now Welcome!

ITEF is now accepting applications from charter schools. Although these schools use different accreditation standards than public schools, they adhere to the standards of the higher education institution that sponsors them. ITEF recognizes that there are a number of charter schools whose requests, initiatives and student population fall well within our guidelines.   Moreover, many of…