Enjoy this animated introduction to The Grosse Pointe Academy’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) initiative. Watch how students used iPads and took advantage of the Innovation and Design Center to discover new ways to learn.
Grosse Pointe Academy Middle School Students Get R.E.A.L.
The Grosse Pointe Academy initiated a pilot elective program this past school year for its middle school students called “R.E.A.L.” (Real world Experiences and Applied Learning). Each elective class met once a month through the spring for a total of five sessions, and students chose from a variety of options. “One of the goals of […]
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First Graders Engineer Apple Containers, Sailboats, and More!
Pop into the first grade classroom and you are likely to encounter small clusters of children huddled around a collection of foam trays, felt, colored straws, Scotch tape, and all manner of handy supplies. There will be much negotiating, demonstrating, and a general flurry of activity. This is what STEM looks like in first grade. […]
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Student-Driven iPad Dream becomes iPad Reality at ‘Iolani School
What makes the story of ‘Iolani School’s One-to-One iPad Initiative inspiring is that the idea was completely student driven. In less than a year, the seed that three students planted has grown into an Initiative that puts iPads in the hands of 1,880 students in kindergarten to twelfth grade. In this video, you’ll meet Blake, […]