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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.