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EAST Recognized by Verizon Wireless
EAST Recognized by Verizon Wireless Posted on Oct 23, 2013 at 1:57 PM

The EAST Initiative was recognized by the 2013 Verizon Wireless Technology Innovation Awards for Outstanding Service to engage youth in technology to make a difference in their communities.

   

EAST Event: EAST Night Out October 15
EAST Event: EAST Night Out October 15 Posted on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:21 AM

EAST Night Out is our national “open house” celebration of EAST in a school near you, where family, friends and the community are invited to see how students are making a difference in their community and celebrate the work already underway.

EAST Blog: Gallimaufry, A Talking Fox and More
EAST Blog: Gallimaufry, A Talking Fox and More Posted on Oct 9, 2013 at 8:38 AM

EAST President and CEO Matt Dozier shares about his love of words, broadband internet connecting the world and all the comings and goings lately at EAST including our Fall 2013 edition of EQ magazine.

EAST Welcomes New Communications Team Member
EAST Welcomes New Communications Team Member Posted on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:42 PM

Blake Welch, Communications Coordinator

   

Texas Instruments highlights EAST collaboration for LaunchPad in Schools
Texas Instruments highlights EAST collaboration for LaunchPad in Schools Posted on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:38 AM

Texas Instruments highlights collaboration with the EAST Initiative in their latest Official MSP430 Blog, "LaunchPad enabling future engineers with Energia & EAST Initiative."

Mt. Vernon-Enola awarded Beyond the Bell Grant
Mt. Vernon-Enola awarded Beyond the Bell Grant Posted on Sep 25, 2013 at 8:41 AM

EAST at Mount Vernon-Enola has been awarded an EAST Beyond the Bell Grant made possible by the Arkansas Department of Education and the EAST Initiative. EAST students will offer a tech camp for 3rd graders through adult community members. Campers will work in teams using innovative technology to solve problems in their local community.

EAST named Top ed-tech Initiative in Arkansas
EAST named Top ed-tech Initiative in Arkansas Posted on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:21 AM

The EAST Initiative was named the top ed-tech initiative in Arkansas by eSchool news for technology advocacy and work being done around the nation. The initiatives listed for each state are recognized as promising ed-tech models that serve to demonstrate just how powerful ed-tech is for students and communities.

EAST Facilitator at Har-Ber named Arkansas Teacher of the Year Finalist
EAST Facilitator at Har-Ber named Arkansas Teacher of the Year Finalist Posted on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:59 PM

Congratulations to Debbie Lamb, EAST facilitator at Har-Ber, one of four finalists for Arkansas Teacher of the Year!! She received recognition from Governor Beebe and Dr. Tom Kimbrell during a ceremony at the state capitol today.

Calling Young App-tivists: Announcing Verizon's App Challlenge
Calling Young App-tivists: Announcing Verizon's App Challlenge Posted on Sep 16, 2013 at 11:57 AM

Verizon's national mobile-app design competition aims to engage middle and high school aged students with talents and interests in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and empower them to create apps that connect STEM subjects to solve real-world problems in their communities or schools.

Girls and Coding: EAST at Sonora Elementary
Girls and Coding: EAST at Sonora Elementary Posted on Sep 13, 2013 at 1:06 PM

EAST students at Sonora Elementary experiment with a microcontroller to develop computer science skills. Students Izzy and Kimbo had fun while developing code for an SOS message. The girls completed their project through their local EAST program and plan to continue building their coding skills.

   

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