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Keystones Technology Innovators Summit

This past week, Pennsylvania held a state-wide summit for its top innovators in education:  the Keystones Technology Innovators Summit (KTI). The term STARS stands for: State Technology Advocates Redefining Schools. Keystones STARS are advocates and influencers within their school districts when

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YMCA Camps a Huge Success

This just in from Admiral Huckleberry—YMCA Dream Flight Camp completed at Harrison Middle School: From July 5th-July 8th the YMCA partnered with Dream Flight Adventures in the IKS Highlander to create 4 of the coolest field trips EVER! Over the

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Welcome our newest Flight Director — Debbie Reynolds, a.k.a. Admiral Northgate

We’re delighted to welcome Debbie Reynolds (a.k.a. Admiral Northgate) to our ranks as our newest Flight Director.  Debbie will command the helm of the IKS Highlander in Baldwin-Whitehall School District.  She will be taking over for Admiral Huckleberry (Mike Kaleta). Debbie

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YMCA Dream Flight Adventures Camps at the IKS Highlander

We’ve mentioned this briefly before, but the summer is upon us and we don’t want anyone to miss out on the exciting news:  the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh is partnering with Baldwin-Whitehall School District to offer some incredible summer camps

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Simulator brings excitement into J.E. Harrison Middle School classroom in Whitehall

This just in:  the IKS Highlander was recently featured in an article in the Tribune-Review. The simulator classroom was showcased to parents and the community recently during a Remake Learning event at Harrison Middle School. Here’s a snippet from the article: When Angela Jesionowski

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Remaking Learning at the IKS Titan

Last week, Shaler Area Elementary School hosted a Remake Learning event and the Simulator was center stage along with the school’s STEM program for the primary schools and their “Engin” program. This is Tim Bottegal.  He is a very tech savvy

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IKS Artemis Charger Mission Blog

We interrupt your adventuring to give a quick shout-out to Admiral Sai (a.k.a. mild-mannered Todd Lichtenwalter) of the IKS Artemis Charger and his great new mission blog. Read all about the master craftsman behind the Artemis Charger’s bridge… … students designing

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Fleet-wide Summit a Huge Success— May 2016 Community of Practice Meeting Recap

There’s something magical that we take for granted far too often.  We’re so immersed in it every day that we rarely step back and realize just how unusual it is. The Dream Flight Adventures community—the wizards behind the green curtains—are

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Two More Epic Missions from the IKS Highlander

Mike Kaleta at the IKS Highlander continues to crank out one great hands-on learning adventure after another.  Today we’re pleased to showcase a Maelstrom mission run with Harrison Middle School’s ELL students… … and a Cable Car Design Challange in the Mission Ops

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Simulator Inservice Extravaganza

Yesterday Mike Penn and Heather Oros hosted an inservice day for around 100 teachers in Shaler Area School District on their simulator, the IKS Titan. The teachers attended in groups by grade and specialty.  They received a general briefing just like a

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