Think back to a time where the phone was attached to the wall, and how excited you felt when your parents bought a longer cord, an answering machine or that magical moment when the cordless phone was brought home and you could talk to your friends in you bedroom away from your pesky sibling. Now, fast forward 20 years and staying connected is a whole new ballgame. We have all grown accustomed to the 24/7 news cycle and at times we cannot get information fast enough.
Forty-four students from Longmont Estates took part in our third annual Innovation Fair. They were given the challenge of "How might I create something to make the world a better place, or to make life easier for someone?" We had students from each grade level use the design thinking process to create prototypes of their solutions. We had some very creative ideas--from a robot that can do hair,to how to make the oceans cleaner by using biodegradable straws. Students worked on
We all know the rituals: turn your pajamas inside out and wear them backwards, put a spoon under your pillow and finally dance the most epic snow dance around. These practices have been carried down through generations as students go to bed hoping for a fresh blanket of snow in the morning. For administrators in St.