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Rockdale Academy

The Innovation Process
Category
Case Studies, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
About This Project

PIE = College Readiness

Rockdale Academy
&
Cincinnati Children’s Health and Medical Center

Students at Rockdale Academy designed a new health and nutrition awareness program with Cincinnati Children’s Health and Medical Center.

PARTNER

Cincinnati Children’s Health and Medical Center

SCHOOL

Rockdale Academy

APP

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Classroom Challenge

Students at Rockdale Academy designed a new health and nutrition awareness program with Cincinnati Children’s Health and Medical Center. Students developed a partnership initiative with CCHMC that would calculate exercise and nutritional goals based on “real time” results during the school day.

Latest News

Rockdale Academy students get real world taste of STEM.

Goal: College Readiness

CASE-BASED LEARNING WITH A PREMIER MEDICAL CENTER RESULTED IN:

  • Team Based Role Play
  • Decision Analytics
  • Comparative Strategy Development
  • Data & Research Survey Skills
  • STEM Career Path Exposure with CEO Mentor
  • In Their Own Words

    Educators and Partners describe the benefits of Case-Based Learning.

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    Technology Support

    PIE Business Partners offer an authentic challenge using STEM K-12 concepts. Each participating school receives devices for all student participants.

    Using 1:1 technology, students created an app available across all global platforms, providing significant new revenue for school districts.

    Program offers sustainable funding for all program technology, STEM curriculum development and educator professional development.

    Program creates a web page and 30-second professional videos featuring case partners, students and educators discussing STEM experiential curriculum, teaching notes and testimonials.

    Key Skills Learned

      SCIENCE

    • Observing
    • Inferring
    • Measuring
    • Predicting

      TECHNOLOGY

    • File Management
    • Data Optimization
    • App Development & Coding
    • Data Optimization
    • Electronic Presentations

      ENGINEERING

    • Experimentation
    • Problem Solving
    • Troubleshooting
    • Validation
    • Data Interpretation

      MATH

    • Defining problems
    • Identifying variables
    • Modeling solutions
    • Estimating
    • Determining Accuracy

    CCHMC has been working with Rockdale students to make healthier nutritional decisions in our urban school environment. This STEM curriculum and the app really accentuates – and authenticates — their work in an educator-friendly way.

    Lynn Collins, CPS Educator