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Through our e-newsletters PAST shares information about our programs, our partners and the work we engage in with teachers, schools and districts across the country. Stay in touch with PAST...subscribe... MORE


NSF Grant Awarded

PAST & CSCC Awarded NSF Grant The PAST Foundation and Columbus State Community College were recently awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) grant titled Design Thinking – Additive Manufacturing... MORE


The Big Give is Today!

The Big Give is NOW! Go BIG. Be KIND! For the next 26 hours, your donation counts for more as each gift is amplified! Your contribution to the PAST Foundation... MORE


PAST Foundation featured in Columbus Dispatch

The Future of Education is changing and it’s changing right here in Columbus! Shannon Gilchrist @shangilchrist does an outstanding job of representing all of the innovation and creativity that occupies... MORE


Spotlight: Problem-Based Learning with Birds!

Kindergarten students typically hear or see a bird and yet often remain oblivious to the sounds of nature surrounding them. Kelly Preheim’s kindergarten class in Armour, SD not only pays... MORE


Spotlight: Summer Hybrid Teaching

A Hybrid Teaching Model Exploring Real-World Problems Three teachers in one classroom, teaching multiple subjects at the same time? How can standards be addressed if everything is combined together? How... MORE


Classroom Spotlight: Herbert Mills Part 2

Part 2: Sharing of The Peace Project at Herbert Mills STEM Elementary in Reynoldsburg, OH Listening to birds chirp. Stargazing. Bowser Junior (a popular video game character) meditating. These are... MORE


Ohio State Students Research at VIERS Spring Semester 2017

VIERS (Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station) Greater Lameshur Bay on St. John, USVI June 7 -17, 2017 Students in the Ohio State Global Sustainability class (ANTH5194 ) spent 10 days... MORE


Spotlight- Transforming Spaces & Practice

 A closer look at Baldwin STEM Middle School PAST Foundation is proud to support schools as they create teaching and learning that best supports all students.  The School Design Team... MORE


Video Games in the Classroom, Really?

Recently published by UnBoxed – Educational Video Games And Transdisciplinary Problem-Based Learning by Heather McCreery-Kellert and Sheli O. Smith A sixth grade student sits staring intensely in front of his laptop, fervently clicking... MORE


Energy Programs Receive Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2017 Contact: Lori Trent 614-340-1208 X1215 or ltrent@pastfoundation.org PAST Foundation Receives Generous Gift from AEP Foundation (Columbus, OH) – The PAST Foundation headquartered in Columbus,... MORE