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 [...]
On Monday, November 20, 2017, United States Naval Academy Midshipmen Emma Seckinger visited Hialeah Gardens Middle School to speak about STEM careers. Midshipman Seckinger spoke with students in Hialeah Gardens Middle School's IT and Business Academy. The importance of a well-rounded education which includes good grades, physical fitness and leadership was stressed as being paramount to [...]
Middle school female students learn programming with Alice Animation software at "Girls Who Code" event at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. The Learning Spot at MDC Wolfson is the perfect setting for a day of computer programming.
Redland Middle took first place in the Cambridge Academy STEAM Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 beating eight other teams including Palmetto Middle, Jorge Mas Canosa Middle, Coconut Palm, Pescoe, and Air Base. The students that competed had to design and engineer a structure for a particular purpose, compete in a 20 question quiz bowl consisting [...]
FPSA is a Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO) recognized by the Florida Department of Education, which provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) education and careers in the Law, Public Safety and Security and Firefighter careers. FPSA [...]
Ten80 education trainers held a workshop for middle school teachers on Friday October 26th at William H. Turner Technical Arts High School. Local and regional partners were invited to come a day early to help build a strategy for long-term support in areas and to learn how they could become a Ten80 event team partner in [...]
Over 100 Academy of Information Technology students from G. Holmes Braddock Senior and Miami Lakes Ed. Center attended a workshop which focused on Cyber Security at NOVA Southeastern University on October 19, 2017.
For the 2017-2018 school year Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) will be adding eight more NAF academies to the two returning academies already involved with the Lenovo Scholar Network (LSN). NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure that high school students are college, career and future ready. [...]
On October 24th and 25th, over 1,130 students attended the Construction Career Day event. With 19 different schools at this event, it taught students to worked together and many basic elements of construction. These kids learned many new things like, how to use basic heavy equipment, more ways architecture and drafting are used in the construction [...]
Over 1200 students participated in Ten80 education's STEM day. This fast-paced event for high school students was geared towards upperclassmen and opened the doors for long-term engagement in STEM learning. Each workshop addressed different STEM-related concepts and skills but all addressed a key aspect of the innovative process. Student participants were exposed to a variety of career [...]