TAMPA, Fla. — We’re happy to announce Monroe Institute of Technology in Hillsborough County as our 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida.

If the name of the school doesn’t spill the secret, you find technology woven throughout the campus and curriculum. It’s the only middle school in Hillsborough County to offer high school credit courses in Modeling and Simulation.

You’ll find STEAM activities in class lessons in subjects like language arts, not just math and science. Most of the classrooms offer 1:1 devices with a goal set on 100 percent in the future.

Even the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports is based in technology.

Rather than rewarding students with paper currency for showing good character, they earn virtual points they can track on an app. Those points can then be spent in the school store, to participate in activities outside or to spend time in the game room. Rumor is, the favorite is to spend extra time outside.

With everything this school has to offer, it’s easy to see why it’s the 10News School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida.

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