eSTEAM at Pinckneyville:
Pinckneyville Middle School continues to strive to provide our students with innovative, relevant, and effective approaches to teaching and learning. We are proud to have our grade students explore entrepreneurship, science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics through our eSTEAM Academy.
Our eSTEAM Academy will allow students these opportunities by linking their learning to the real world and by encouraging their growth as critical thinkers, creative problem-solvers, and effective communicators. PBL, or project/problem-based learning, is often used as a teaching strategy in order to encourage students to tackle realistic problems and apply their learned knowledge and skills to a real-world situation.
The eSTEAM Academy also exposes students to the growing STEM-related career fields, prepares students for the exciting high school opportunities that lie ahead for them within the Norcross Cluster to include the Junior Achievement Academy at Norcross High School, the International Baccalaureate Program at Norcross High School, and STEM focused programs at Paul Duke STEM High School.