12 Schools to add EAST programs in 2016
Posted on May 19, 2016 at 10:45 AM
Environmental and Spatial Technology Inc. (the EAST Initiative) will implement the EAST model of education in 12 schools for the 2016-2017 school year.
Opportunities at EAST
Posted on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:49 PM
The EAST Initiative is expanding and searching for exceptional individuals to join our passionate and innovative team.
Taking History in Hand
Posted on Apr 22, 2016 at 2:49 PM
A pair of students from Springdale’s Helen Tyson Middle School recently figured out how to put history in the hands of students thanks to 3D printing, and in doing so earned distinction in a statewide competition.
From EAST to Gates Cambridge Scholar
Posted on Apr 22, 2016 at 10:26 AM
University of Arkansas senior and Greenland High School graduate Ryan DuChanois, who will graduate next month with a degree in civil engineering, is headed to Cambridge University in England next fall to continue his studies, fully funded by the Gates Cambridge Trust. And he credits EAST for starting him on his path.
Summer Seminar Website is Live
Posted on Apr 21, 2016 at 3:52 PM
The website for Summer Seminar 2016 is live, and registration is now open. Details on breakout sessions, schedule building and activity updates will be available soon.
Harrison Facilitator Named Lead Digital Innovator
Posted on Apr 21, 2016 at 8:46 AM
Mary Beth Hatch, EAST facilitator at Harrison Junior High School, will be honored today as the PBS Lead Digital Innovator for Arkansas and will represent the state at a national conference in Denver in June.
Collaborative 'Troop J Project' Presented
Posted on Apr 12, 2016 at 8:56 AM
Twenty EAST programs worked with Arkansas Tech University Department of Emergency Management to fulfill a request from the captain of the state police division.
EAST Offering Arduino Training and Starter Kits
Posted on Apr 1, 2016 at 7:52 AM
Two additional student technical training sessions are being offered in April. Students will receive training in using Arduino kits to solve community problems. Each school that attends will take an Arduino kit back with them and use that to train other students and complete community projects.
EAST Vision Building Workshop April 13
Posted on Mar 24, 2016 at 2:18 PM
The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) and the Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) Initiative are pleased to announce a Vision Building Workshop for Arkansas schools considering implementation of an EAST program.