emints http://kbia.org en eMINTS program stresses technology and group learning http://kbia.org/post/emints-program-stresses-technology-and-group-learning <p>Classrooms in New Franklin, Missouri got a visit from members of the U.S. Department of Education.</p><p>Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton wanted a firsthand look at the eMINTS approach to education.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:00:35 +0000 Kelsey Kupferer 21554 at http://kbia.org eMINTS program stresses technology and group learning eMINTS prompts students to ask questions while learning http://kbia.org/post/emints-prompts-students-ask-questions-while-learning <p>Classrooms in New Franklin, Mo. got a visit from members of the U.S. Department of Education. Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton, who wanted a firsthand look at the eMINTS approach to education.</p><p>eMINTS (enhancing Missouri’s Instructional Networked Teaching Strategies) is a professional development program created by the University of Missouri. The New Franklin School District implemented the eMINTS program about 10 years ago. It promotes inquiry-based learning as well as an increased focus on using technology.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 17:37:45 +0000 Kelsey Kupferer 21503 at http://kbia.org eMINTS prompts students to ask questions while learning