EAST Blog: Service-Based Learning
Posted on Feb 5, 2014 at 10:26 AM
Guest blog post from Searcy Living writer Jennifer Skinner on how the EAST program at Searcy High School is serving the community.
Student Debate Participants Needed for Digital Learning Day
Posted on Jan 29, 2014 at 8:38 AM
As part of Digital Learning Day, a series of student debates will be held and moderated by experts in the digital space. Six classrooms are still needed to debate topics in Coding Literacy, Digital Footprint and Media Coverage/Breaking News.
Finalists Selected in ASTA Solar Design Competition for EAST Students
Posted on Jan 28, 2014 at 2:29 PM
Three teams of EAST Initiative students representing Eureka Springs High School, Central High in Helena and Beebe Middle School have been selected as finalists in the 2014 ASSET Initiative Solar Design Competition from the Arkansas Science & Technology Authority.
EAST Finalist in Arkansas Business 2014 NPO of the Year
Posted on Jan 23, 2014 at 1:08 PM
The EAST Initiative is one of five finalists in the Arkansas Business of the Year Awards 2014 in the non-profit organization category. Winners will be announced at the 26th annual banquet February 25 at the Statehouse Convention Center.
EQ Magazine Winter 2014 Available Now
Posted on Jan 21, 2014 at 2:31 PM
The latest edition of EAST Quarterly magazine is available online with new spotlights, project profiles and more.
Vision Building Workshops Announced
Posted on Jan 15, 2014 at 10:25 AM
Two workshops are scheduled in February for schools and communities interested in implementing the EAST program.
Innovation Hub Makes Official STEAM Room Partnership with EAST
Posted on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:21 AM
The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub today announced a partnership with the EAST Initiative to establish a classroom and laboratory – “The STEAM Room” – in the heart of the Argenta Innovation Center currently being developed in downtown North Little Rock.
First High School Startup Weekend Coming March 2014
Posted on Dec 19, 2013 at 1:43 PM
Noble Impact is partnering with Startup Weekend to launch the first High School Startup Weekend in Little Rock March 14 - 16, 2014. In partnership with the Kauffman Foundation and Google, this 54-hour educational event has been held in more than 500 cities in over 100 countries.