Burnsville High School students will have a new opportunity to gain hands-on, real-world technology skills next year as the school partners with the Minnesota Department of Education and Best Buy to offer the Mouse Squad Certification Badge Program.
Two students, who developed a mobile app for a class at Burnsville High School, have won first place in the 2nd Congressional District as part of the national Congressional App Challenge (CAC).
Parents and community members are invited to attend a Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Tech Share Fair from 5 to 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. At the fair, teachers and their students will be demonstrating some of the many interesting ways technology is being integrated into their work.
Educational technology is expanding in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District 191 schools and classrooms thanks to the community’s approval of the Vision One91 technology referendum a year ago.
The same book will be read and then discussed during winter break by students, parents and staff members at Sioux Trail Elementary School in Burnsville. It’s a way to build community while developing literacy, according to Principal Shannon McParland.
“We’re calling it “Sioux Trail Reads: One School, One Book’,” she said. “We’re all reading it together and we are so excited about this event!”
We are reading! TOGETHER. And are so excited about this event!
Read "Storm of the Century: A Hurricane Katrina Story" by Stephanie Peters as a family on myON over winter break from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2. Then on Sunday, Jan. 3, join the online book discussion from 4 to 6 p.m!
Who: Our entire Sioux Trail community!
A previous Vision One91 Update video covered the distribution of about 900 Chromebooks to social studies classrooms in District 191 secondary schools. Now that the devices have been in use for a few months, Superintendent Joe Gothard talks with CIS government teacher Colleen Coleman about how they are being used to augment student learning and facilitate better teaching,
Jon Abrahamson and Jackie Parkinson from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 have been named TIES 2015 Exceptional Teachers and will be honored during the TIES Education Technology Conference in December.