MMS Technology Awards
2013-14 School Year:
First Lego League Regional Tournament Winner
- The MMS team was nominated for five our of eleven awards, and won the Presentation award, which recognizes a team that most effectively communicates the project's identified problem and their proposed solution.
- The nominations included: Champion's Award, Innovative Solution Award, Research Award, Teamwork Award
2012-2013 School Year:
Education Challenge Grant Winner - 2012
- Milwaukee Montessori School was one of the first recipients of the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation’s Education Challenge Grant. Educators received a grant to launch and implement Digging Peace! Demonstrations of Learning in 3D Gaming Environments, a video game-based program that recognizes the power of entertainment software to engage children in deep learning.
- Using Minecraft, a 3D building game, and The Peace Game, a history and problem-solving game developed by award-winning teacher and educational consultant John Hunter, the Digging Peace! Demonstrations of Learning in 3D Gaming Environments program will provide students in grades four through eight with a 3D game environment to demonstrate learning in history, science, language arts and mathematics. It will also provide a critical link between academics and arts programs by enhancing the school’s existing game design curriculum.
2010-2011 School Year: