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Mon April 16, 2012
Students learn STEM fields through video games
This week on the show, a club at Benton Elementary teaches math, science and technology to students using video games. Plus, we’ll introduce you to the new principal of Shepard Boulevard Elementary in Columbia.
But first, Benton Elementary School revised its curriculum this year to focus more on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or STEM fields. KBIA’s Lee Jian Chung reports on how one volunteer is picking apart a favorite pastime among his students, video games, to teach them about all these subjects.
Mill Creek Elementary is a busy school with more than 800 students. KBIA’s Inna Volyanska reports the chemistry of the school may change as one of the school’s leaders takes a new job… as the new principal of Shepard Boulevard Elementary.