Student Innovators Are Encouraged to Sign Up for the 2022 APS Technology and Innovation Competition 

Calling all student innovators! The 2022 Atlanta Public Schools Technology and Innovation Competition is underway! The districtwide submission window will be Tuesday, Jan. 18 through Friday, Jan. 31, 2022, providing our APS students the opportunity to showcase their 21st century technological skills, talent and creativity. Students can work individually or with a partner to develop... Continue Reading →

It’s Official! M.A. Jones Elementary is APS’ First Certified STEM School

After five years of hard work, it was party time at M. Agnes Jones Elementary School on Tuesday as the school celebrated becoming the first Atlanta Public School to earn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) certification. The school held a pep rally featuring Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen and State Schools Superintendent Richard... Continue Reading →

West Manor ES Teachers Receive Grants from Chevron “Fuel Your School” Program

Chevron Corporation hopes to grow the next generation of scientist, engineers and chemists by cultivating a love for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in today’s youth. Thanks to the company’s “Fuel Your School” initiative, they may have found several at West Manor Elementary School. Three teachers at West Manor received awards from Chevron Corporation... Continue Reading →

South Atlanta High School to Use New Interactive Technology Soon

By Seth Coleman South Atlanta High School is quickly becoming a hub for innovative measures that will improve the lives of its students. First came the establishment of the school’s Automotive Basic Maintenance and Light Repair Lab, courtesy of $150,000-worth of equipment from Kaufman Tires. Now South Atlanta is about to become the first Atlanta... Continue Reading →

Learning Lessons with ActivTable

by Leslie Rivera You may have noticed that the dusty chalkboard many parents grew up with in the classroom has been replaced with the interactive Promethean whiteboard. Now that same technology is promoting hands-on collaboration among students in the form of a table. The ActivTable allows up to six students to interact, share knowledge and... Continue Reading →

Successful STEM Day at Fickett Elementary School

Students at Fickett Elementary School participated in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Day with each grade level engaging in hands-on construction projects.The focus was on the technology and engineering of STEM. Through class discussions, students learned that technology is anything that helps humans solve problems, whether it is an object, system or process.In addition,... Continue Reading →

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