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Mon 11/7 at 6:00 | Kids Move Full STEAM Ahead with Mounds Park Academy

Mon 11/7 at 6:00 | Kids Move Full STEAM Ahead with Mounds Park Academy

steam1St. Croix Valley Gifted invites families with kids of all ages for an evening of creativity, innovation, and teamwork featuring educators from Mounds Park Academy!

Topic Kids Move Full STEAM Ahead with Mounds Park Academy

When | Monday 11/7, 6:00 – 7:30pm

Where | Stillwater Public Library, Margaret Rivers Conference Room on the Upper Level, 224 Third St. North

Together, we kick off Gifted & Talented Youth Week in Minnesota (11/6 – 12) with a STEAM activity pairing younger and older kids together for a design challenge crafted specifically to push the limits of their own capacity for innovation, critical thinking, and creative problem solving.

We also will dedicate meeting time to introducing the 2016 Speak Up for Gifted Kids outreach focus and answering your questions about advocating for students as you emerge from Parent / Teacher conference conversations. Learn more about the 2015 Speak Up for Gifted Kids effort.

About Mounds Park Academy

Mounds Park Academy is an independent PreK – 12 private school in St. Paul, MN, that opened in 1982.

moundsAt Mounds Park Academy, being challenged academically isn’t just about memorizing facts and figures, solving equations, or completing assignments. It’s also about being encouraged to think independently and taught to communicate effectively. It’s about becoming culturally aware and socially conscious. And it’s about the knowledge gained through experiential learning along with traditional classroom instruction.

At MPA, we use all our creativity and resources to help students develop a strong sense of self. We teach them to understand and trust their own thought process and to find their own solutions. In other words, we don’t teach kids what to think. We teach them how. Read more