June 2, 2014

In The News

2016/17

Why More and More Schools are Acting Like Startups

OZY

Partnership Strategies for Real-World Projects

Edutopia

Iowa BIG Interview with Dr. Trace Pickering, Shawn Cornally and Jemar Lee

Shift Your Paradigm Podcast

VIDEO: Iowa BIG students work on mural to enhance community connections

The Gazette

Cedar Rapids taps into Iowa BIG for help with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

The Gazette

50 Projects that Are Really Making America Great Again

Fast Company Magazine

XQ: Super School Project comes back to Cedar Rapids

KCRG

FLYOVER FASHION FEST AIMS TO CHALLENGE IDEAS, PUSH BOUNDARIES

Hoopla

Dancing Away the Stigma for Camp Courageous

KCRG

The Gazette

How One Amazing Day Re-Defined My Comfort Zone

Pioneering Magazine article by student Hannah Bertram

Virtual Reality Brings History to Life

CBS 2

These 9 Organizations are Turning Kids into Entrepreneurs

Inc. Magazine

Iowa BIG students’ present their Sleeping Giant project to the public

KCRG

Gazette

KGAN

Unlocking the Door to My Future

Education Reimagined article by student Jemar Lee

Linn-Mar to Join Iowa BIG; Create Second “Family Table”

KCRG

Iowa BIG Recognized as XQ Super School; Receives $1MM

EdSurge

KCRG

CBS/FOX Coverage

 

2015/16

Local Girls Pitch Dreams in Iowa BIG’s “The Minnow Tank”

KGAN (since removed)

Iowa BIG Solving Real-World Problems in the Classroom

Innovation Iowa Magazine

Cedar Rapids Schools Win Magna Award

KCRG

Inviting the Public Back into Public Education

1 Million Cups Presentation by student Bentlee Birchanski (since removed)

Radio

Education Talk Radio

Charles City Awarded $25K STEM Grant to Replicate BIG

KIMT

CCCSD

Globe Gazette

Featured on KCRG (since removed)

Created in the Corridor:  Iowa BIG

Featured on CBS 2 (since removed)

Going BIG in Cedar Rapids

iNACOL

Project-Based Students More Engaged, Data Show

The Gazette

 

2014/2015

2015 Business 380 Excellence Award

The Gazette

2015 Corridor’s Coolest Places to Work (Vault Coworking)

Corridor Business Journal

Minnow Tank

KGAN

Featured on KCRG (since removed)

Urban Orchard

KGAN

Featured on KCRG (since removed)

SXSWedu

We Create Here

Iowa BIG Benefits Corridor Businesses, Quality of Life

The Gazette

District Coverage of Ribbon Cutting

CRCSD News

Iowa State Department of Education Story on BIG

EducateIowa.gov

Creative Corridor Story and Beginnings:

CreativeCorridor.co

Iowa Public Radio Interview:

IowaPublicRadio.org

Iowa BIG Newsletters

2015-16

BIG Blast 9

BIG Blast 8

BIG Blast 7

BIG Blast 6

BIG Blast 5

BIG Blast 4

BIG Blast 3

BIG Blast 2

BIG Blast 1

 

Pioneering Newsletter from our Partner Education Reimagined

Issue 30 – Featuring Hannah Bertram, BIG senior, “Re-Defining My Comfort Zone (page 10)

Issue 26 – Featuring BIG student, Jemar Lee, and his inspiring story (page 9)

Issue 3 – Iowa BIG featured: CRCSD Associate Superintendent Trace Pickering (page 6)

Issue 2

Issue 1

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