DIGITAL LEARNING DAY CELEBRATION EMPOWERS WINTERBORO, ALABAMA STUDENTS
Place-based learning is at its best when students' academic pursuits engage the greater community. Alabama's Winterboro High School epitomizes this synergy with its Digital Learning Day.
Funded in part by a 2016-17 Grants in Place award of $1,000 to Winterboro High School technology integration specialist Emily Nestor, the all-day, student-led event showcased a variety of student projects in the areas of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (a.k.a. STEAM). According to the Daily Home, Winterboro High senior Jason Geise remarked, "This is learning in the 21st Century. I love the hands-on learning. It has really helped broaden my horizons when it comes to computers and technology." (Read More)