STEM education is new focus of Fontana school – California News

STEM education is new focus of Fontana school – California News

As a school principal, Natasha Jones knows that is is very important for children to learn about all school subjects, but she is particularly interested in focusing on STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math) so that students can adapt well to future challenges.

That’s why she was delighted to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly rebranded Jurupa Vista School of Science and Engineering in southern Fontana on Aug. 8.

The school, previously known as Jurupa Vista Elementary School, is part of the Colton Joint Unified School District.

“Our teachers have been exploring the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for the last few years and providing students with opportunities to design, build and participate in experiments with natural phenomenon,” Jones said in a message on the school’s website. “As more teachers became interested in stimulating student interest in science and engineering, the idea of…

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