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Today we’re delighted to give a big shout-out to Debbie Reynolds, Flight Director of the IKS Highlander, for being selected for the very prestigious Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program! As if this wasn’t impressive enough, as part of this …

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With summer break right around the corner, we’re delighted to share the “vacation” plans of one of our fabulous Flight Directors!  While Mike Penn prepares for his expedition to the icy Antarctic, Debbie Reynolds is zooming around the globe teaching tomorrow’s …

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Today we’re delighted to give a well-deserved shout-out to Debbie Reynolds, the Flight Director of the IKS Highlander at J.E. Harrison Middle School. Also known as Admiral Northgate, Debbie is one of only a few dozen teachers across the country chosen for the …

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The space between Christmas and New Years provides a rare reprieve from the standard whirlwind of life—which gives us a bit of time to write about our most recent Community of Practice meeting.  Earlier last week, moments before kicking off Winter …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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