For the second consecutive year, teacher Vincent Interrante has had one of his classroom projects chosen by the Microsoft Partners in Learning forum as one of the most innovative projects in the United States.
Interrante is one of 102 finalists across the nation selected to showcase the creative ways he is .
“Reach for the Stars” is a 21st Century project-based learning experience in which sixth-grade students collaborate with those in their grade level at other schools in the design and construction of a water bottle rocket that will have the longest elapsed flight time.
Over 225 students from five schools on three different continents participated in this year’s challenge.
Interrante, along with collaborator Robyn Hrivnatz from Texas, will be presenting the “Reach for the Stars” project at the Microsoft forum in Washington over the summer.