The Be the Change for Kids
Innovation Awards Winners
The Be the Change for Kids 2015 Innovation Award recipients are:
|School:||Coxsackie-Athens Central School DistrictCoxsackie-Athens Central School District|
|Contact:||Kelly Houlihan, Assistant Superintendent, 518-731-1712|
|Project Name:||Coxsackie Aqua Lab|
The Coxsackie Aqua Lab classroom aquarium laboratories are set up and maintained by K-12 students. These labs produce some of the corals and captive bred fish. Through this process, students engage in science, technology, engineering and math, all in the name of environmental conservation.
|School||Queensbury Union Free School District|
|Contact:||Theresa Middleton, Deputy Superintendent, 518-824-4600|
|Project Name:||The Innovation Lab at Queensbury High School|
Queensbury High School’s Innovation Lab is a technological refuge where students can spend study halls and free periods pursing STEM solutions to real-life problems, unconstrained by the boundaries of a traditional course. Students have access to an array of 21st century tools to aid them in developing their projects.
|School:||Spencerport Central School District|
|Contact:||Elissa Kingsbury, K-5 Instructional Specialist, 585-349-5130|
|Project Name:||The 21st Century Technology Team|
|Project Decription:||The 21st Century Technology Team provides staff development for teachers, as well as direct instruction to students utilizing a blended learning model. Reaching all students in grades K-5, this collaborative effort provides consistent and equitable experiences utilizing 21st Century technology in all elementary classrooms within the school district.|
We were so impressed by the many entries by our New York public schools who created such innovative educational programs that we are including a listing of all the nominations. We encourage you to review these nominations. Your own school district may identify one, or more as sharing the same challenges.
Click here for a full listing of all the Be the Change for Kids Innovation Awards nominations.