English Instructor Wins Bright Ideas Grant
English Instructor Wins Bright Ideas Grant
Posted on 10/28/2016
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Cenda Wooten, an English I honors teacher at Valley Academy School in the Davidson County school system received $1,462.42 to fund her Coming at You in 3D project. This is the third time Wooten has received a grant from the Bright Ideas program during her teaching career.

Wooten said she plans to use this money to buy a MakerBot 3D printer and several 3D printing pens that will allow the students to use higher thinking skills to design and create figures.

“Today’s students need to be prepared for careers that do not even exist yet,” Wooten said. “They need to be problem solvers and critical thinkers … so I like for my students to use their imaginations and work collaboratively so that they are using those higher levels of (thinking).”

Read more at http://www.the-dispatch.com/news/20161026/13-local-teachers-receive-grant-money