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Find Your Passion: An Online Journey

Sign up today at https://isumtaq.teachable.com/p/find-your-passion/ for this online journey to Find Your Passion.  Expect to spend 4-6 hours with our expert guide Wyatt.  Complete the journey to receive your personalized ten page report that will finally provide the answer to the question people can’t stop asking, “What are you going to do after graduation?” Find Your …

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Bats in Danger

Bats in Danger tells the story of Brownie the Bat.  Her friends are dying. While Brownie is a creation of 5th-grade authors, her plight is not.  Kaitlyn Desrochers visited Mammoth Cave when she was in 3rd grade. She learned about the effects of white-nose syndrome on the bats and the images spurred her into action.  …

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Permanent link to this article: https://growageneration.com/2018/07/21/bats-in-danger/

BADEN ACADEMY CODING DOJO

BADEN ACADEMY CODING DOJO New Weeks Added Tuesdays and Thursdays July 3-26 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Grade 3-6 Click here to download mail in registration form   Click here for online registration  

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Six Incredible Baden Academy Teachers

Six teachers from Baden Academy Charter School were recently honored for the completion of year-long Distinguished Educator Research Fellowships through Grow a Generation. Meghan Holl 3-D printed representations of mathematical numbers and symbols to use in her kindergarten classroom.  Using the 3-D printed numbers and symbols, her students were able to compare/contrast and recognize the structural …

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Beaver biology professor stars in a book published by local fifth-graders

Thank you April Johnston and Penn State Beaver for the fantastic web article of our recent fellows visit to your campus. Reprinted from http://beaver.psu.edu/story/3010/2018/04/06/beaver-biology-professor-star-book-published-local-fifth-graders                       April 6, 2018 MONACA, Pa. — Imagine this is our future: The insect population explodes. The Zika and West Nile …

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Max and the Tornado by Brian Curry

Congratulations Brian Curry on you first published book, Max and the Tornado! He worked for two years assembling the story with mentors Mrs. Breaden and Tim VIgnere, painstakingly using Photoshop and original artwork from Kelli Keriotis to complete the illustrations.  Third graders Matthew Minnite and Noah Schweikert finished the final two pages of artwork and got the …

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Take Action involves over 250 students in Bake for Good!

1240 rolls + 6 loaves by over 250 volunteers from grades K-6 and ages 5 to 90 delivered to Meals on Wheels! Thank you to all the volunteers Aleenia Reich and Bella Rivera (great Take Action Leaders) Taylor Breaden (amazing Take Action coach!!!!) 48 Take Action kids from grades 3 to 6 who stayed 2 …

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Riding the Winds at St. Francis Institute for Energy Research

On Friday, February 23 2018, ten students and two teachers from Seton La Salle High School were invited to speak with the faculty and staff at the St. Francis University Institute for Energy Research. This visit was planned in conjunction with a fellowship project that the students are hard at work on, writing a children’s …

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Fresh Fish in a Desert

My name is Tim Roos, I’m a sophomore at North Catholic, and I recently went on the sustainability field trip at North. On the field trip, we stopped at the Oasis Farm Fishery in Homewood. The main topic of the tour as sustainability, and how Oasis has incorporated it into its function. Homewood is what is …

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10 Christmas Gift Ideas

Happy Thanksgiving! Let me say how thankful I am for all of you.  Thank you for being someone who wants to inspire kids and make meaningful projects possible! I know many of you will be shopping Black Friday and planning Christmas gifts for your favorite kids.  Here are a few ideas. Spend Time!  Build something, …

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