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NAU to film STEM instruction at Scottsdale school

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  • Becky Kelbaugh/Scottsdale Unified School District

Northern Arizona University will visit Copper Ridge School to film a video of the school’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics instruction from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on March 6.

The filming with take place at the garden at the school at 10101 E. Thompson Peak Parkway in Scottsdale.

Last year, Copper Ridge was selected to work with NAU as an APS STEM Focus School of the Future. Copper Ridge teachers have received STEM training and participated in a year-long action plan to become a STEM school.

An APS STEM Focus School of the Future program addresses critical professional learning needs of current and future K-8 teachers in guiding STEM-focused instruction.

The objective is to establish 12 STEM-focused public schools (K-8) in the APS service territory in which all learners have opportunities to engage in rich, robust and rigorous STEM learning experiences that promote their future educational success as well as the skills needed to make informed personal, career, and civic decisions.

For information, contact Becky Kelbaugh at: 480-484-6223,

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The District and 15 schools have earned the state’s highest A-F Achievement Profile grade – A. All Scottsdale schools are graded as A, B, or C by the Arizona Department of Education.

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