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STEM grants from AFCEA Hawaii available to educators for first time

STEM grants from AFCEA Hawaii available to educators for first time

Apply by Oct. 2 for grants from $200 to $5,000

For the first time, the Hawaii chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA Hawaii) is offering science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) grants to teachers and others associated with teaching STEM subjects to Hawaii students.

  Monday, September 21, 2020  /  Number of views (197)
HSTA’s 2020 Pono Award winner continues social justice work during COVID-19 crisis

HSTA’s 2020 Pono Award winner continues social justice work during COVID-19 crisis

Congratulations, Ilima Intermediate STEM teacher Sarah “Mili” Milianta-Laffin!

“I tend to say I’m a scrappy Title I public school kid turned scrappy Title I public school teacher. We know hungry kids can’t learn. Let’s feed them. Hot kids can’t learn. Let’s get those ACs going. If kids are embarrassed to wear dirty uniforms on campus, let's get a campus laundry. It’s just the work teachers do.”

  Sunday, May 17, 2020  /  Number of views (1279)
Seminar introduces teachers to US Naval Academy STEM curriculum

Seminar introduces teachers to US Naval Academy STEM curriculum

June 10 event on Hawaii Island open to 3rd- through 8th-grade teachers

The seminar will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo and is open to third- through eighth-grade teachers.

  Friday, June 7, 2019  /  Number of views (905)
Ilima Intermediate students spend 'Night at the (Bishop) Museum'

Ilima Intermediate students spend 'Night at the (Bishop) Museum'

7th-grade teacher Sarah Milianta-Laffin breaks down the experience

Seventy students from Ilima Intermediate School recently spent a night at Bishop Museum. The overnight outing included a planetarium show, scavenger hunt and after-hours exploration.

  Thursday, March 28, 2019  /  Number of views (1476)
Elementary special education teacher brings Cubelets to the classroom

Elementary special education teacher brings Cubelets to the classroom

Mary Bonnetty receives NEA Foundation grant for collaborative STEM project

After seeing the Cubelets in action at a technology conference, Queen Kaahumanu Elementary School special education teacher Mary Bonnetty searched for a way to get them into her classroom.

  Thursday, February 14, 2019  /  Number of views (1240)
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