MiSTEM Regional Division 13

Student Stories

Students in Boyne Falls Elementary school were granted the opportunity to learn experientially through math manipulatives and with a local community IT professional to apply the content to context. Click here to learn more about these amazing students.

A Boyne City High School junior is among 91 high school and college students statewide to receive 2019 Breaking Traditions Awards for overcoming obstacles and stereotypes to succeed in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced Thursday. 

In Grand Traverse Academy’s Sustainable Ecology course students worked in groups designing various aquaponics systems through project-based learning by planning their own systems, revising old systems, and building the project themselves. Click here to learn more.

Grand Traverse Stewardship Initiative: Mill Creek

Place-based education and environmental stewardship combine in a statewide initiative to help northwest Michigan’s next generation become good stewards of the Great Lakes. Click here to read more.

TCAPS Cherry Knoll
5th Grade 3D Printing Lego Project

TCAPS Tom Cooper’s class worked through 3D printing to get students to apply their decimal, reverse engineering, and perseverance by creating functional legos using their skills. Click here to learn more.

Grand Traverse Stewardship Initiative: Vermicomposting

Students designed in groups their own vermicomposting bins through project-based learning. Students learn perseverance, problem-solving, and failing forward. Click here to learn more about the project.
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