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2019 Innovate CTE Challenge to be held Dec. 7th

By | October 15th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Career Technical Student Organizations, Innovate-CTEC, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , , , |

The 2019 Innov@te-CTEC event will be held at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus on Saturday, December 7, 2019 • 8am - 2pm Middle and High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) students will compete for prizes in various CTE areas. A collaboration of MDC-Wolfson and M-DCPS CTE Department, the event also highlights college information for parents [...]

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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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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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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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Exploring Health Careers at Miami Dade College Medical Campus

By | February 8th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, Health Science, Miami Dade College, NAF Academies, Scholarships, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |

Over 450 students from thirteen high schools attended Miami Dade College Medical Campus's celebratory "Open House" on January 29, 2019. Activities included educational hands-on experiences, tours of college labs, presentations by medical instructional staff and much more. The M-DCPS Dept. of Career and Technical Education Career Pathways program coordinated the field trip and sponsored [...]

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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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Hialeah Gardens Middle STEM Day with Panthers’ Hockey Team

By | December 17th, 2018|Categories: Career Technical Student Organizations, Community & Industry Partners, FBLA, Middle School, Sponsors, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |

The Florida Panthers welcomed OVER 3,000 accomplished Hockey Scholar students for this year's Florida Panther STEM Day field trip at the BB&T center. Of that number, 77 students from Hialeah Gardens Middle School achieved the honor of attending. In order to attend this event, each student had to complete the EverFI Future Hockey Goals Math or Science Online Course. [...]

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