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Category: Metro in the News

Congresswoman Joyce Beatty on Metro’s 2016 Commencement

Congresswoman Joyce Beatty talks about Metro’s class of 2016!  

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Ohio’s MIT – The Metro Institute of Technology

Please visit the Ohio STEM Learning Network’s website to read an article recently published about Metro’s newest school, the Metro Institute of Technology. Ohio’s MIT – The Metro Institute of Technology

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PAST Foundation Grand Opening

The Columbus-based PAST Foundation has spent 15 years immersing local high-schoolers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to a degree and in ways that traditional schools cannot. Now the nonprofit group has a bright, airy, innovative laboratory space in which to spread out, both literally and figuratively. Last July, PAST — Partnering Anthropology with Science...

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Higher Ed. Jumpstart

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Runner-Up at Inaugural CBus Student Hack!

Congratulations to Mr. Marling and all of the CBus Student Hack members at MIT! An extra special congratulations to team MeTrio (Jayden Toomer, Tres Bage, and Galen White) for their app “Sous Pantry,” an app that helps students choose healthy meals.  The team earned runner-up honors at the inaugural CBus Student Hack event!  For more...

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Students at New High School Start a 5-Year Tech Journey

Metro Institute of Technology in the Columbus Dispatch! http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/11/13/Metro_Institute_of_Technology.html

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Next Generation K-12: 10 Implications for HigherEd

There are a growing number of next generation models in K-12 as a result of new thinking about learning design and deeper understandings of college and career readiness, enabled by cheap devices, better tools, and foundation support. They personalize learning in blended and competency-based environments. These models revolve around students and learning, rather than teachers and...

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Event will have students thinking outside the box

Cardboard is key in the 2015 Community Cardboard Challenge, as students, teachers, parents and community members rip apart cardboard boxes and use the pieces to solve a number of creative challenges. Sponsored by the Columbus Museum of Art and the PAST Foundation, the event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 10 at several local schools. In the...

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Metro Student teams designing health and wellness apps

There’s an app for that — and if there isn’t, the students participating in the 12-week CbusStudentHack Coding for Community: Health and Wellness program will try to develop one. The programming challenge, sponsored by Franklin University and AT&T Ohio, started Oct. 3. Teams of two to four students will use Microsoft Touch Develop software to...

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Metro an Exemplar STEM High School, The George Washington University Study

Science for All A new breed of schools is closing achievement gaps among students and may hold the key to a revitalized 21st-century workforce. By Sharon J. Lynch | Jul 14, 2015 As we head into the second decade of the 21st century, two vexing policy questions stand out not only in the U.S. but in countries around...

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