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Celebrating science and technology in Arizona

Celebrating science and technology in Arizona

by Dr. Jeremy Babendure

Building rockets. Exploring tech-based careers. Making a connection between dance and STEM. DIY science opportunities. While these activities might seem unrelated, they are all connected through the Arizona SciTech Festival, an annual celebration of all things science and technology in the Grand Canyon state. With the 8th season of the Festival just around the corner, …

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Q&A with Representative Udall on middle school math

by Expect More Arizona

Representative Michelle Udall, R-25, recently introduced HB 2477, a legislative bill aimed at improving middle school and high school math performance. Udall, a math educator and former member of the Mesa Public Schools board, is uniquely passionate about ensuring that all students in Arizona graduate prepared for the 21st century. She shared with Expect More …

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Convierta su viaje al supermercado en una oportunidad para aprender

by Bashas Supermarkets

¿Tiene planeado un viaje al supermercado? Un simple viaje al súper puede ser una gran oportunidad para interactuar con sus hijos y para que continúen su aprendizaje fuera de la escuela. Aquí están algunas ideas de lo que pueden hacer en el súper: Lo básico: Ir de compras proporciona varias oportunidades de aprendizaje, especialmente para …

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New Teacher Brings Passion for Science, Basketball to Prescott High

by Expect More Arizona

In Prescott High School’s Room 511, a group of 25 high school sophomore chemistry students transform into pseudo-forensic detectives as they test four vials of powders with tiny drops of water, iodine and vinegar to discern the culprit in a make-belief murder mystery. The mastermind behind this plot: first-year teacher Todd Harris Jr., born and …

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Expect More Arizona Receives $50,000 Grant From APS Foundation

by Expect More Arizona

EXPECT MORE ARIZONA RECEIVES $50,000 GRANT FROM APS FOUNDATION Funds will support continued outreach to parents and educators statewide PHOENIX (July 22, 2016) – Expect More Arizona has been awarded a $50,000 grant from APS Foundation in support of their statewide education efforts. The nonprofit organization will use the dollars to support their mission of …

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