ELEVATE: #OklaEd Unites Educators on Twitter

#oklaedDuring the last week of the school year, while the rest of the school may have been counting down the days until summer vacation, Kimberly Blodgett posted in her classroom: “Five days until I miss you.”

ELEVATE: Piedmont students feel at home with Freshman Camp

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 27, 2015) – The transition from middle school to high school can be a scary one for students, but Piedmont High School has developed a camp that keeps nerves at bay and makes incoming freshman feel right at home on the first day of school.

OKTOY Blog: The Power of the Teacher's Voice

It is hard to believe that in less than a week we will announce the 62nd Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. As my TOY year is winding down, I have been getting a lot of questions about the experience and how I changed throughout it. It may take some time for me to download and process all that this year contained before I can fully answer those questions, but a few things are clear. Perhaps more than anything else, I have seen the power of the teacher’s voice.

ELEVATE: Booking it

Summer winds down for a Union school’s bookmobile.

Mobile book van with parents and kidsIt’s been over a year since Ellen DeGeneres surprised McAuliffe Elementary with a brand new bookmobile. Now, as the new vehicle ends its second summer in operation, the school’s summer book program is firing on all cylinders.

ELEVATE: #EdCamp: Revolutionizing Professional Development

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 12, 2015)- During EngageOK, the Oklahoma State Department of Education’s (OSDE’s) summer conference, hundreds of educators from across the state came together to experience one of the nation’s largest EdCamps.

ELEVATE: Oklahoma students snag national spotlight with marshmallow spacesuits


NASA Stem ChallengeOKLAHOMA CITY (July 28, 2015) - Caney students recently took on a space race of gooey proportions through their involvement as a 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21-CCLC) site.


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