- Skyline’s Pat Jenkins named Washtenaw County’s 2018 Distinguished Teacher of the Year
- Carpenter’s Lisa Cope named 2018 Washtenaw County Teacher of the Year
- Community High’s award-winning The Communicator is 100 percent student-run
- Pioneer junior deals with grief through art; hopes to help others through her speech at TEDx Saturday, March 17
- Youth Art Month in downtown Ann Arbor
How many students get the chance to design their own playground? That’s exactly what’s happening at A2STEAM @ Northside, where students on Saturday will present a large-scale model of the playscape they’ve designed to a landscape architect. “It was an easy connection—what child wouldn’t want …
Seniors Ben Halligan, left, and Kevin O’Brien talk robotics with IMRA’s Kazuo Ishikawa. Tom Pachera, Skyline’s lead teacher for the Design Technology & Environmental Planning Magnet, is excited about the opportunities the enhanced lab creates for students. Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News …
When you have a brand new school where staff and students are doing all kinds of exciting things, you naturally want to show off a little. A2STEAM at Northside did just during its first Fall Expo, Catalyst: The Spark. Families filled the school on a …
U-M entrepreneurial students worked with Thurston students and families to create innovative products that deliver STEM education.
Code.org’s “Hour of Code” provided fun ways for students to learn basic programming skills.
Thanks to the generosity of IMRA America Inc., a beloved treasure of the Ann Arbor Public Schools will be in use for current and future generations of students and families.
It’s a simple design: a hexagon base with plexiglass rising to form a point in the middle. It would take ten minutes to assemble, and around $25 to buy. And it could greatly improve access to clean water in developing countries.
World of Motion is a program created by the Society of Automotive Engineers, and Toyota (and other auto companies) take part. Employees volunteer to spend 1-2 hours a week for 6-8 weeks teaching students SAE science and technology curriculum.
Skyline students Albert Foo and Sharath Anand show off the prototype ExtinBreachR with Design, Technology and Environmental Planning teacher Tom Pachera and student teacher Frank Norton. By Tara Cavanaugh It doesn’t get much more traditional than a fire department. The unofficial slogan is “300 years …
Washtenaw Community College students teach Burns Park fifth graders about ratios Wednesday at the Math Carnival. By Tara Cavanaugh At the Burns Park annual Math Carnival, everyone’s a winner. Washtenaw Community College education students practice giving math lessons. Burns Park students learn new concepts and …