Caribou faculty program brings cutting-edge tech to extra Aroostook college students

CARIBOU, Maine — Because of a rising program at Caribou Group Faculty, extra Aroostook college students are studying about progressive applied sciences that can be utilized of their communities and future careers.

Almost 160 eighth-graders from Caribou, Woodland and Fort Fairfield gathered in Caribou Monday to satisfy the Maine Studying Expertise Initiative ambassadors. After assembly with every ambassador, college students practiced with applied sciences that many had by no means encountered earlier than, together with digital actuality, 3D printing, podcasting, inexperienced display movies and laptop coding.

As a part of the Maine Division of Training, Maine Studying Expertise ambassadors provide skilled improvement for academics who wish to use extra expertise of their lecture rooms. Ambassadors go to colleges throughout Maine and assist college students improve expertise that they will then use in classroom initiatives.