Education Programs

The edFirst initiative supports a variety of education enrichment and intervention programs, which provide students with a vast array of rigorous learning encounters that supplement and enhance classroom education. Current Programs Service First – A FREE K-12 STEM education program exclusively designed for children of current and former military service members. … Continue reading

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Huge month for K-12 STEM outreach!!!

Over the past few weeks, the Kino-Eye Center has worked with many community partners to bring exciting new technology learning opportunities to students and teachers in the Houston area. Microsoft Youth Spark – The Youth Bowl Experience As a part of an ongoing partnership with Microsoft Youth Spark, the Kino-Eye … Continue reading

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Cesare Wright wins 2016 Houston Humanitarian Award!

For his work in supporting K-12 STEM education outreach, rape-prevention and anti-bullying programs, and flood victim relief efforts, Cesare Wright (Kino-Eye Center President) received the 2016 Houston Humanitarian Award from Goodspire, Random Acts of Kindness Foundation (RAK), and the City of Houston.  Wright also recently won the Community Impact Award from the … Continue reading

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Rice Drone Camp

Drone technology has taken the world by storm – figuratively and literally! The popularity of this new technology invites exciting learning opportunities, but also raises the question of how educators may tap into the popularity of drones as a means of generating strong student engagement and promoting STEM learning in and beyond the classroom. In Aug. 2015, … Continue reading

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Valley West @ Microsoft

May 1st was an exciting day for one luck group 5th grade girls from Valley West Elementary School!  Accompanied by Shelea Majors (Kino-Eye Center Education Director), the students spent a day at Microsoft, learning about STEM careers for women, and hearing first-hand accounts from successful female engineers. Following a series … Continue reading

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World Youth Foundation STEM Outreach

The Kino-Eye Center and Rice University ran a K-12 STEM outreach lab on Sat. Jan 24th, in partnership with the World Youth Foundation, Microsoft, ConocoPhillips, and the 100 Black Men mentorship organization. Cesare Wright (Kino-Eye Center President) led a group of local middle and high school students through an adapted … Continue reading

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Media First Program

Students learning to create and take control of media. Media First is a Kino-Eye Center initiative that builds on the extensive professional media experience of our Directors. Drawing on his background as a documentary filmmaker and News Editor & Special Projects Consultant for Fox 26 News, Dr. Cesare Wright worked with … Continue reading

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K-12 Robotics & Math/Science Night

Valley West Elementary, a HoustonISD STEM Engineering Magnet School, was the first school in the district to offer a Robotics Course for elementary school students, via a generous contribution from Schlumberger. Valley West Elementary K-5 Robotics Program Schlumberger donated entry-level LEGO Mindstorms NXT robotics design kits to Valley West, and … Continue reading

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KINO LORBER Summer Internship in Film/Media Distribution. Apply now!

Kino Lorber VP Elizabeth Sheldon speaks with Rice University students   Following a series of successful Kino-Eye Center sponsored lecture panels and screening events at Rice University, we are working with Kino Lorber to pre-screen and recommend highly qualified applicants for the prestigious Kino Lorber summer internship program. Upon request, … Continue reading

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Rice University students talk film with Kino Lorber VP

During a Kino-Eye Center sponsored coffee table discussion, Rice University students had the opportunity to speak with Elizabeth Sheldon (VP of Kino Lorber) about the evolving world of film distribution, including theatrical exhibition, multi-platform digital distribution, and marketing promotion. Ms. Sheldon used case studies of such Kino Lorber films as … Continue reading

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