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Oklahoma high school students compete in OSU unmanned aircraft invitational

Seven teams of high school or career tech students participated in this year’s Speedfest, an unmanned areal vehicle competition, at Oklahoma State University’s Unmanned Aircraft Flight Station in Stillwater, held April 28-29.

Digital Learning Summit Keynotes

Our two keynote speakers from the Digital Learning Summit held earlier this month attracted plenty of positive interest. The two speakers were UStreamed live on April 19 and April 20, but we wanted to share them with those who may have missed out.

Keynote from Richard Culatta - April 19, 2012:

Crutcho Schools Finding the Formula to Success

Crutcho Schools' improvement draws notice from the U.S. Department of Education.

Oklahoma City Community Foundation Awards $217,500 to 145 Area High School Seniors

The Oklahoma City Community Foundation Trustees awarded 145 area high school seniors with a total of $217,500 in scholar awards through the Community Foundation Scholars program. The recipients, who represent 51 public and private high schools located in four counties within central Oklahoma, will each receive a $1,500 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Pre-Kindergarten and the Common Core

The Oklahoma State Department of Education will host a two-day "Early Childhood Work Days" on July 16-17 in Oklahoma City with the primary focus of drafting proposed revisions to the current Oklahoma C3 Pre-Kindergarten standards in English/Language Arts and Mathematics as well as develop a Building Academic Vocabulary for Pre-Kindergarten.

Math Teachers Can Win $25,000

The Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is offering a $25,000 prize for Innovation in Math Teaching for fourth- through 12th-grade math teacher.

Apangea Math Contest Winners Announced

Twenty-three Oklahoma classrooms win Apangea Math's "Earn Some Dough for Your Class" Contest.

New College Planning Resource for Students

Education Week blogger Caralee Adams wrote this week about BigFuture -- a free, new resource on College Board's website aimed at engaging students in the college planning and search process.

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