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Louisiana MicroSociety School Receives Praise

Louisiana MicroSociety School Receives Praise

November 9th, 2018

MicroSociety school "Crawfish Bayou" comes to life at The Dufrocq School in Lousisiana, MicroSociety's only school in the state. "It has a mayor and town council, complete with political campaigns and elections. It has businesses, a bank and its own currency, called crawfish bucks. It has a peacekeeping force, so no running in the halls or you'll get a citation and a fine."

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Taking a Chance

Taking a Chance

October 4th, 2018

Manny and Zoe were the venture's managers, and they had good reason to be skeptical of Christian as they shuffled through the pile of job applications.

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MicroSociety School in Austin Receives Praise for Artist Program

MicroSociety School in Austin Receives Praise for Artist Program

September 12th, 2018

A south Austin MicroSociety school will be home to five artists this school year, the first-of-its-kind Village of the Arts program in the district. The artists, representing five different organizations in Austin, will have access to cheap studio space in annex classrooms at Cunningham Elementary School, and in return they'll provide arts education to students who need it.

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Sageland MicroSociety Students Put El Paso on The Map

Sageland MicroSociety Students Put El Paso on The Map

June 12th, 2018

As soon as you step into Sageland MicroSociety Elementary School, you notice the colorful murals created by teachers and you can feel the care and dedication from the school’s faculty and staff as they teach students how to start their own business and manage their money.

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El Paso, Texas (KTSM): MicroSociety on Display

El Paso, Texas (KTSM): MicroSociety on Display

June 12th, 2018

Students at Sageland Elementary in East El Paso are prepared for the road ahead.

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MicroSociety Students Learn Real-Life Lessons in Finance

MicroSociety Students Learn Real-Life Lessons in Finance

May 24th, 2018

Micro students stood in front of decision-makers that have deployed hundreds of millions of dollars in capital and told them whether they would make the same decisions.

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Twenty-seven International Fulbright Students Visit MicroSociety

Twenty-seven International Fulbright Students Visit MicroSociety

May 16th, 2018

One bright moment from Friday afternoon when 27 Fulbright Scholars visited Headquarters at Drexel University’s Science Center to learn more about MicroSocietyⓇ and our network of schools.

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Microsociety: Charter school replicates facets of society, including taxes, banking and more

Microsociety: Charter school replicates facets of society, including taxes, banking and more

April 19th, 2018

Hearing third graders talk about taxes, net losses and bank loans is surprising, as is seeing an 11-year-old travel agent or a 5-year-old mail carrier. However, that is just part of everyday life at MicroSociety Academy Charter School.

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Helping After Harvey

Helping After Harvey

December 14th, 2017

When the winds died down and the rain finally stopped falling, the fourth grade mayor of Kleberg Elementary in Kingsville, Texas was grateful that her town - and her school - were spared from the worst. But their neighbors to the north weren't nearly as lucky.

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Jobs for the Taking

Jobs for the Taking

December 13th, 2017

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Acing The Interview

Acing The Interview

December 13th, 2017

"This is hard," Bella said aloud with a sigh as she thumbed through the stack of resumes infront of her. As the Police Chief of MicroSociety Academy Charter School, the fourth grader was tasked with hiring a new force of PeaceKeepers to patrol the hallways of the school and uphold the laws they had all agreed upon as a school.

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The StepUp Surprise

The StepUp Surprise

December 13th, 2017

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Emerald Award Finalist

Creating the Ultimate Environmental Experience

Through their MicroSociety Program, Aspen Heights Elementary School has been diligently working to provide their students with the Ultimate Science Learning Experience.

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EMERALD AWARDS RECIPIENT – Education: School or Classroom Category For the past six years.

Aspen Heights MicroSociety (AHM) has embarked on a mission to transform their school and community through environmental Initiatives and projects with the students as the driving force behind their projects.

MicroSociety Highlighted at San Diego School District Meeting

MicroSociety students present on the benefits of the MicroSociety experience at the San Diego Unified School District Board Meeting.

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Blue Market Day

For their last Market Day of the year, Parkland Village School’s Micro Village citizens invited Blueberry students to shop and job shadow in their MicroSociety. Through MicroSociety, all participants were not only able to touch on aspects of core curriculum subjects, but also grasp key life skills, like the value of money and the importance of contributing to society.

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"Invest" Best Practices Award Winner 2008

The Microsociety at Sageland Elementary School in YISD is a Best Practices Award winner at the “Invest in the American Dream” conference held in El Paso, Texas from Oct. 21 to 22.

Pushing Boundaries in Education (MicroSociety)

Allan Baile | TEDxRedDeer

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Coming Soon!

Allan Baile is the Microsociety Coordinator for Aspen Heights Elementary School in Red Deer. They are currently in their 5th year of MicroSociety; preparing students for the real world. Allan has a passion for coaching and sport. For the past five years he has coached High School basketball at the Junior Varsity level at Lindsay Thurber Composite High School. Allan has been teaching for over 27 years, 23 of which have been with Red Deer Public School District and 4 in remote communities throughout northern Alberta. Aspen Heights has come a long way in educating students to become caring, respectful and knowledgeable citizens. Allan believes we need to continue to inspire the leaders of tomorrow by imparting the values of MicroSociety and ensuring long term stability with this unique, and innovative program.

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