Teachers get TVA STEM Grant Awards for classroom tech projects.

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  • Starkville Oktibbeha School District teachers received TVA STEM Classroom Grants
  • Grants provide $5000 to fund STEM learning projects in classrooms

Jacket News reported that Starkville Oktibbeha School District teachers received two TVA STEM Classroom Grants, sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority and Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated. The grants, totaling $5000 each, were presented to teachers at Greensboro Center in February. The grants aim to enhance classroom technology projects in the TVA service area. One grant went to teachers at the Engineering pathway at Millsaps Career and Technology Center at Starkville High School. The focus of their project is to encourage more girls to pursue careers in STEM fields. The other grant was awarded to a teacher at Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary to fund the purchase of Virtual Reality goggles and incorporate VR technology into learning opportunities at the school’s Imagination Station MakerSpace. Both projects aim to spark student interest in STEM careers and provide real-world experiences for students.

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