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Community Innovator Spotlight - 08/28/2017
During the 2016 Imaginarium Design Challenge, Tessa Zimmerman, founder of ASSET Education, won $9,000 to pilot and implement ASSET Education in two DPS schools. Tessa Zimmerman grew up with severe anxiety. When she would ask her teachers or guidance counselors for help, the only tool th...
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Eclipse Taking Over DPS Classrooms - 08/18/2017
Total Eclipse not just taking over the sun! More than 20,000 solar eclipse glasses are in teachers’ hands as they prepare for the first day of school for most DPS schools on Monday, Aug. 21 — which also happens to be the first chance in nearly 40 years to see an eclipse of this kind i...
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What Do Texas & Colorado Have in Common? - 08/09/2017
The Imaginarium is hoping to be selected to present at 2018 SXSW EDU in Austin, TX. To do so, we need your help! An integral component of SXSW is crowd voting, and we need your votes!  How Do You Vote?  Step One: CLICK  HEREand sign up for a free SXSW account. A confir...
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Southwest Denver’s oldest school looks forward - 08/08/2017
  It’s a place whose history began when famed showman P.T. Barnum bought hundreds of acres of land in 1878. It’s a place that’s about 79 percent Latino. It’s a place where mud— endearingly — is a symbol for the community. In the storied neighborhood ...
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Colorado Teens Helped Design a “Dream School” that May Become a Reality - 07/05/2017
It’s the start of July, and while most kids are just now starting to fully enjoy their summer with music camps, the pool or even staying home playing video games, a select few are actually back in school — developing video games, learning new songs and even creating stage costu...
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How Changing Classroom Design Could Change Learning In Denver - 12/01/2016
The Imaginarium beieves that a physical space, down to the kind of chairs students sit in, can affect their productivity and how easily they learn. So the district is in the early stages of a new push to redesign its classrooms, and it's working with an ar...
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Check out Columbine Elementary's Imaginarium Designed 21st Century Classroom - 07/01/2015
We unveiled a brand new 21st Century Classroom at Columbine Elementary on July 1st 2015.   This new interactive classroom was created as a part of the Imaginarium’s Personalized Learning School Design Program. The program guides school teams through the re-design of their classroom...
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Students Push to Protect Their Rights - 12/31/1969
Denver Students Begin the Push to Protect Their Rights Students at Manual High School gathered in the days following the election to share their hopes and fears for the future—and plan for what might come next. BY LUC HATLESTAD | DECEMBER 6, 2016 On the evening of Nov...
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