Ortega Middle School

Alamosa, CO

Grades 6-8, Computers / Technology
Partner(s): Bill Golsan
Innovation Grant
2004, Fall

About this Grantee

Through a multidisciplinary unit on how inventions have influenced American society, Ms. Zimmerman and Mr. Golsan enhance the technology and communication skills of their eighth-grade students. Students study the advantages and disadvantages of selected inventions throughout history. After designing their own inventions, students develop a marketing campaign to advertise and sell their products.

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