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The WRT Tigers Coding Self-Portraits

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Information Technology, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Middle School, STEM|Tags: , , |

Students from W.R. Thomas Middle CTE program were awarded First Place Ribbons in the "iCode Me" JavaScript Programming Competition at the Miami Dade County Youth Fair on March 20th, 2019. For the iCodeME competition, individual girls in Grades 6-12 must complete an individual entry form for the Fair. A total of 20 girls will [...]

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Microsoft and NASA Female Executives Speak to Hialeah Gardens Middle Female IT Students

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, Middle School, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , |

Over 200 female students students from the Coding and Microsoft Imagine Academy at Hialeah Gardens Middle School (HGMS) attended a presentation organized by Ms. Josie Goytisolo, Founder and CEO of Codella and SheTech Miami. Guest Speakers included Ms. Beatris Mendez Gandica, Program Manager with Microsoft and Dr. Margaret Dominguez, Optical Engineer at NASA Goddard. Also, in [...]

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Teachers learn about new Technology

By | February 28th, 2019|Categories: Engineering, Information Technology, STEAM, STEM, Teachers|Tags: , |

CTE teachers participated in professional development Feb. 21st in the CTE Training Room at William H. Turner Technical Arts High School. The purpose of this workshop was to enhance classroom instruction focusing on creativity & innovation using Stem IT project-based STEMFUSE and MakerBot 3D printing curriculum. MDCPS CTE Professional Development on 3D printer @makerbot [...]

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Mentor Inspires Next Generation With High Tech Experiences

By | January 15th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Information Technology, STEM, Videos|Tags: , , , |

January 15, 2018 Marybel Rodriguez of CBS4 Miami reporting on new 'Digital Media and Virtual Game Design Academy' at Felix Varela Senior High taught by Michael Sakowicz.   Link to original post : https://miami.cbslocal.com/video/4009871-mentor-inspires-next-generation-with-high-tech-experiences/

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Computer Science Education Week Photo Contest

By | January 9th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Information Technology, Robotics, STEAM, STEM|

During Computer Science Week on December 6th, 2018 at South Dade Senior High School, Computer Science Principles and Virtual Reality Gaming Academy students taught Pre-K students how to create art using Sphero Robots.  Entering in a computer science week photo contest, the South Dade students won first place and a $500 Amazon gift card for the [...]

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NFTE Innovation Challenge

By | January 9th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Information Technology, NFTE|

Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School Digital Media Magnet students learn the key to a successful future at the NFTE World Series of Innovation. For More Information     

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Free Microsoft Coding Teacher Workshop Announced

By | November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Information Technology, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |

Schools and youth programs are challenged to teach computer science that students need for life and careers in today’s world. Educators and youth program leaders want to learn about computer science to be able to meet that challenge. This 3-hour teacher workshop provides valuable first steps in three, connected, 1-hour sessions: Session 1: Experience an hour [...]

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NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Awards

By | September 27th, 2018|Categories: Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, Scholarships, Women in IT|Tags: , |

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. The multi-tiered award structure includes winner, honorable mention, and certificate of distinction designations at national and regional levels, serving all 50 states, the District of [...]

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Hialeah Gardens and Miami Lakes IT Excel in CyberPatriot X Contest

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, NAF Academies, STEM|Tags: , |

Two teams of NAF Academy of Information Technology students from Hialeah Gardens Senior High have won 2nd and 3rd Place at the state level of the 2017-18 CyberPatriot X contest sponsored by Northrop Grumman Foundation, and the Air Force Association among many other national corporations. At the center of CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Defense [...]

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Students Win Congressional App Challenge

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, In the Media, Information Technology, STEM|Tags: , , |

Virtual Reality App Wins 2017 Congressional App Challenge in Florida’s 25th District MIAMI – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) announced that the winner of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for Florida’s 25th District is VRExperience, an app created by students Diego Landaeta and Diego Mansilla. The students attend Ronald W. Reagan Doral Senior High School in Doral, Florida. [...]

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