Hazelwood Central High School
The Flipped Classroom
Two geometry teachers pilot the flipped classroom, a pedagogical model in which the typical lecture and homework elements of a course are reversed. Video lectures are viewed by students at home before attending class, and in-class time is devoted to exercises, projects, or discussions. This innovative classroom uses a variety of technology to increase student interest, motivation and aptitude.
Igniting a Passion for STEM: The Library Makerspace
Sappington Elementary redesigns its library space to create a collaborative, technology fueled Makerspace. Included in the Makerspace is the opportunity for students to participate in problem-based learning incorporating technology projects, robotics, coding, 3-D printing and more.
STEAM Integration Through Technology
Using an interdisciplinary approach, this innovator uses an enhanced STEAM curriculum to immerse their students in an academic environment that prepares them for a successful future. “STEAM Team” teachers develop projects designed to incorporate multiple subject areas, and integrate technology resources.
Saint Louis University High School
Bringing Robotics to City Catholic Schools
Funding from ITEF allows Saint Louis University High School to establish a Robotics lab to support their school Robotics program, and a community outreach initiative, which lets SLUH students to go into area Catholic middle schools to inspire students to explore robotics.
Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School
Technology for Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
A major technology upgrade increases student and staff use and access to technology learning tools, and introduction to robotics. These innovative educators raise student motivation and interest levels through active use of technology incorporating critical thinking and problem based learning.
Marian Middle School
STEM Programming in Underrepresented Populations
Marian Middle School sustain and strengthen its STEM programming by updating technology to increase student access to innovative tools. Graphing calculators, updated computers, and LEGO MINDSTORMS education sets are integrated into the STEM program to promote learning for the girls at Marian Middle School.