Olde Creek ES Wins Grant for Innovation Lab
Olde Creek Elementary classroom teachers Amanda Barton, Alison Butler, and Megan Poppe and innovation teacher Wendy Stobbe won a $4,000 Apple FCU innovation grant for their school. Based on Olde Creek’s vision of nurturing caring citizens and innovative thinkers, the grant focused on the school’s new innovation lab, designed to enable students to develop 21st century skills by using multiple media methods and technologies. Olde Creek is also home to a comprehensive service site and enhanced autism program. The Innovation Lab will give all students the opportunity to experience hands-on learning in new and exciting ways. Funds will be used to purchase STEAM materials such as Ozobots, Makey Makey, LEGOs, and other engineering and design materials. Contact news liaison Wendy Stobbe at firstname.lastname@example.org.