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Design Squad Global

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Amiyr, one of our full-time students, was featured on Design Squad Global for his eco-friendly invention. Check out his Seed Launching Backpack to sustain pollinator-friendly plants.

Watch the Design Squad episode!

Seed Launching Backpack
https://pbskids.org/designsquad/video/seed-launching-backpack/
Kid engineering Amiyr wants his community to have more pollinator-friendly plants, so he invents a backpack that launches seeds as he walks around his neighborhood!

Herald Scotland

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The Herald Scotland features the opening of NuVu Innovation School at Kelvinside Academy.

https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17961074.kelvinside-academy-opens-nuvu-innovation-school/

NuVu at Kelvinside Academy

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Awesome video featuring Kelvinside Academy students talking about their NuVu experience.

Getting Smart Article

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Getting Smart's piece on NuVu focuses on our studio-based model and a self-directed approach to learning. Included are 3 lessons from NuVu's approach. Check out the article!

https://www.gettingsmart.com/2019/04/studio-based-learning/

NUVU HONORED in EDTECH AWARDS 2019

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NuVu was a finalist for the THE EDTECH AWARDS 2019 in "Edtech Company Setting a Trend!" We are thrilled to be a part of this group of innovative educators pushing the field forward, and using technology as a tool for creative learning and social betterment.

More on the winners can be found online at:
https://edtechdigest.com/2019-finalists-winners/

The EdTech Awards "recognizes people in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere.

Featuring edtech’s best and brightest, the annual recognition program shines a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders, and innovative trendsetters."

Lakeland Mom Article

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Our NuVuX Program at All Saints Academy is giving students a platform to design, make and innovate. Check out this piece in Lakeland Mom on how our Innovation Studios are creating students who are problem solvers, critical thinkers, and self-starters.

Read the full article here:
https://lakelandmom.com/innovation-studios-at-all-saints-academy/

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Reprinted with permission from “NuVu: An International Mission to Cultivate Creativity and Collaboration” by Betsy Scotto-Lavino, 2019. WINTER 2019 InterED, Volume 45 No 126-3, Pages 18-21. COPYRIGHT 2019 by InterED.

In the recent issue of InterED journal, NuVu was highlighted in a featured article called "NuVu: An International Mission to Cultivate Creativity and Collaboration." The piece includes interviews with our Co-founders, Saeed Arida and Saba Ghole, discussing the last 8 years of growing NuVu - the critique process, how international schools are working with NuVu and integrating the studio process, the challenges and opportunities of running a studio model side-by-side with a traditional model within schools, and expansion plans for the future.

NuVu Students win Boston Design Competition

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Two NuVu Students, Leighton Gray and Alex Shigueta, won Boston's Play Around the Snowy City design competition, a competition that sought ideas for "playful, temporary design installations and events throughout Boston this winter." Their winning entry, called Snowman Spin Seat, will be tested and integrated with programming from the Franklin Park Coalition at Franklin Park this Winter. Congratulations to our students for a fun and creative project!

Read more on the competition and winners here: https://www.boston.gov/news/winning-proposals-announced-play-around-snowy-city

INNOVATION TO THE THIRD POWER

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A blog from Allan J. Mucerino, veteran Superintendent of Schools and experienced facilitator, about equity and innovation in action with our NuVuX partner school, Odyssey STEM Academy. 

"When the Paramount Unified School District launched an ambitious effort to reimagine high school in 2017, their mission was to empower learners by awakening their curiosity and passion to transform themselves and the world. They valued, above all, providing an equitable education. To that end, they built an inclusive, culturally-connected community of learners where the mind, hands, and heart are united, in addition to the community, to educate high school students beyond the brick and mortar model that has characterized traditional education programs. The Odyssey STEM Academy breaks the mold. But they didn’t do it alone. 

Superintendent Ruth Perez,  Assistant Superintendent Ryan Smith, and science teacher turned principal Keith Nuthall co-founded the school and built it with partners NuVu, the innovation school for middle and high school students based on the architectural studio model and geared around multi-disciplinary, collaborative projects, Big Picture Learning, with their sole mission of putting students directly at the center of their own learning, and the AltSchool, which has been building a technology-enabled network to empower and connect families, students, and teacher since 2013."

Read the entire piece at:
https://www.allanmucerino.com/blog/innovation-squared

FutureScot

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Challenging the boundaries of traditional education at summer camp in Glasgow

Piece on NuVu's Summer Program at Kelvinside Academy:
http://futurescot.com/kelvinside-camp-challenging-boundaries/