Austin Family Grant for Innovate Newberg

Austin Family Grant for Innovate Newberg

Newberg High School, along with assistance from the Chehalem Valley Innovation Accelerator and Innovate Yamhill County, applied for and received a grant  to expand its CTE/STEM innovation initiatives from the Austin Family Foundation. Taking a lesson from other...
Dallas Make-a-thon Video!

Dallas Make-a-thon Video!

Andrew Schafer, Ben Eastlund and Logan Kumnick are three autodidacts with a passion for videography.  As 8th graders at LaCreole, they took on opportunities to highlight activities at school throughout the year and LaCreole was able to provide tools and an audience...
i3 Centers: the future of education

i3 Centers: the future of education

It all began with a crazy idea. What if we transformed a 10,000 square foot ag shop at Dayton High School into a new space, a multidimensional makerspace built around an ideation lab. A place where all students felt a sense of belonging, regardless of their interests?...
What is Agile?

What is Agile?

The word, “agile”, is thrown around a lot these days. But what does it mean and why is it used so often?  We all know the standard dictionary definition: “to be able to move quickly and easily”. But there is a new definition that is having a profound impact on our...
Senator Wyden Visits Dayton High School

Senator Wyden Visits Dayton High School

Senator Ron Wyden visited Dayton High School last Wednesday to learn more about Innovate Dayton and to hear from the students how this process of re-imagining school is transforming their educational experience. The Senator was extremely impressed. As a national...
Willamette Valley Drone Challenge: Kick-off Event

Willamette Valley Drone Challenge: Kick-off Event

Last Saturday we launched a regional drone challenge at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum. Over 40 students, teachers and industry professionals from around the region came together to map out the next steps for launching the Willamette Valley Drone Challenge....