MMS Technology Awards

 

2012-2013 School Year:

Education Challenge Grant Winner - 2012

    • Milwaukee Montessori School was one of the first recipients of the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation’s Education Challenge Grant. Educators received a grant to launch and implement Digging Peace! Demonstrations of Learning in 3D Gaming Environments, a video game-based program that recognizes the power of entertainment software to engage children in deep learning.
    • Using Minecraft, a 3D building game, and The Peace Game, a history and problem-solving game developed by award-winning teacher and educational consultant John Hunter, the Digging Peace! Demonstrations of Learning in 3D Gaming Environments program will provide students in grades four through eight with a 3D game environment to demonstrate learning in history, science, language arts and mathematics. It will also provide a critical link between academics and arts programs by enhancing the school’s existing game design curriculum.

 

2010-2011 School Year:

National S.T.E.M. Challenge Winner

  • Shireen Z. was one of twelve students nationally to win the National S.T.E.M Video Challenge for original video game design.

  • MMS Student visits White House. As a result of winning President Obama's 2011 National STEM Video Game Challenge, MMS 8th Grader Shireen Z. was invited to Washington D.C. on February 7th to attend the White House Science Fair. Winning the STEM award and being invited to the White House were such honors for Shireen, and several local news outlets covered her story. Click here to read the press...

 


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