May 2014



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CenturyLink Teachers & Technology grant winners announced

CenturyLink has awarded $1,500 grants to five South Dakota educators who are innovating with technology in their classrooms.

Congratulations to these educators!

Donna Dowling, Pierre School District
E-Reader Literature Circle
Elementary students will access a set of e-readers during literature circles.

Marletta Eich, Madison Central School District
One iPad Classroom for STEM
Elementary students will engage with STEM-related content using a variety of iPad apps.

Colleen Jensen, Huron School District
English as a Second Language Program
Students enrolled in the ESL program will use new computers and software to participate in project-based learning and develop their English language skills.

Marica Shannon, Mitchell School District
Furthering Opportunities Graphic Design Project
Visual arts students in photography and graphic design courses will work collaboratively with students enrolled in the alternative school to create posters using digital cameras and editing software.

Judith Wright, Rapid City Area School District
Digital Citizens Who Creatively Collaborate
High school students will participate in book clubs using e-readers.