Ozobots, Spheros, robots, and more than 160 students in grades K-8— both girls and boys — occupied every corner of Normal Community West High School on December 9, 2016, for the “Girls Who Code” event. The evening focused on programming robots and coding and was funded in
From The Pantagraph: A Bloomington District 87 teacher has received a $10,000 grant to help students see learning about science, technology, engineering and math in a new way. “I hope kids don’t just see STEM as science and math. All learning is blended learning. You need langua
Is there a special teacher in your life? Looking for a new gift idea? Consider a gift that honors their dedication and commitment to teaching! Make a donation to Beyond the Books Educational Foundation. A donation to BTBEF makes a great gift to commemorate the holidays, a birthday, re
Beyond the Books Educational Foundation (BTBEF) is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s $10,000 Beyond the Box grant is George Evans Junior High School in Bloomington, Illinois. The grant is funded by the Shirk Family Foundation.