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Super Teacher of The Week

By | February 5th, 2020|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, In the Media, Information Technology, Teachers, Videos|Tags: , , , |

  The CW has highlighted Ms. Gloria Jimenez as the Super Teacher of the week. She is broadening new horizons for her students by using a Harvard curriculum to design apps for Android phones. She is a teacher that truly cares about her students and wants them to excel in life.  "What I am trying to [...]

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The Successful 2020 RoboSlam Fest

By | January 29th, 2020|Categories: Competitions, Computer Science & Coding, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Middle School, Robotics, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |

The 2020 RoboSlam was held on January 25, 2020 at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds.

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Schools Host FETC Conference Attendees

By | January 15th, 2020|Categories: Career Academies, CTE Initiatives, STEAM, STEM|

Educators from across the U.S. & other countries toured Rockway Middle School Engineering & Robotics Magnet on Tuesday January 14, 2020 as part of the Future of Educational Technology (FETC) national conference being held at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The next day, more educators toured the engineering academy at Coral Park high schools. Thank you [...]

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Latino She-Tech Summit Dec. 14th

By | October 30th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, NAF Academies, Women in IT|Tags: , , |

The Latino Tech™ “The Future of Work Summit,” powered by Codella.org at Hialeah Gardens High School on December 14th, will inspire participants to dream big and be prepared for opportunity as they hear from a roster of nationally recognized female tech leaders who will show them what their jobs look like and what it took to [...]

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Vex Robotics Competition at the Miami-Dade Youth Fair

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Community & Industry Partners, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Robotics, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , |

W.R. Thomas and Coral Reef alliance took top place tournament champions at the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair VEX Robotics competition on March 17, 2019. The Tiger Industries team from W.R.T. also won first place middle school engineering notebook award. Highlights of the event include: South Dade Senior high winning 2nd competing for the first [...]

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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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February is CTE Month

By | February 27th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Community & Industry Partners, CTE Initiatives, CTE Month|Tags: |

  The Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) Department of Career and Technical Education (CTE) offers a wide range of quality career and technical programs that prepare students for graduation, post secondary education, and careers.  Students and educators throughout the school district will celebrate National CTE Month® during February 2019. A resource packet for CTE Month is posted [...]

CTE Month Proclaimed and Celebrated by School Board

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, CTE Initiatives, CTE Month, STEAM, STEM|Tags: |

Thank you M-DCPS, for celebrating Career and Technical Education month at the School Board meeting on February 13, 2019.  

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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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