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Preparing Students for the Future: Lessons from Gwinnett County’s AI Initiative

Students at Gwinnett County Public Schools engaging in AI literacy lesson.


Since artificial intelligence (AI) has become more prominent in society and the workforce, educators are now faced with questions about AI in the classroom. According to Sallie Holloway, the Director of AI and Computer Science, Gwinnett County Schools has a history of innovation towards future readi...

Topic: Artificial Intelligence

Starting Small to Make a Difference in Mississippi

Pascagoula-Gautier School District, MississippiP-12

Engaging students in active use doesn’t require an elaborate technological ecosystem. Pascagoula High School (PHS) is a suburban, Title 1 school on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi with a student population of around 1,120, about 70% Black or Hispanic. Educator Jami Sheets teaches a leadership class ...

Topic: NETP24

Creating a Culture of Student Data Privacy Takes Time

Rocky River School District, OhioP-12

Not long after hiring a new Executive Director of Educational Services, Rocky River School District in Ohio recognized the need to create a system-wide culture focused on protecting student data privacy. Although the school board had recently reconfirmed its Student Privacy Policy, implementation wa...

Topic: NETP24

Mendon-Upton Includes Student, Teacher Voice in Edtech Procurement

Mendon-Upton Regional School District, MassachusettsP-12

Mendon-Upton Regional School District (MURSD) is a small suburban district in central Massachusetts which provides their teachers access to over 200 edtech tools. MURSD participated in the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education’s OET 2022-2023 EdTech Peer Learning Cohort....

Topic: NETP24

Procurement Best Practices

Francis Howell School District, MissouriP-12

Rather than relying on retrofitting for accessibility as the need arises, the district team at Francis Howell School District in O’Fallon, MO built accessibility into technology planning and procurement. The district also realized they would not find one device that fit the accessibility needs of...

Topic: NETP24

Leveraging Online Learning to Support Teacher Competency Development

Cajon Valley Union School District, CaliforniaP-12

Like many districts, Cajon Valley Union School District in California has faced challenges providing differentiated professional learning for teachers and staff. With limited opportunities for in-person learning, exacerbated by the increasing difficulty of finding substitutes, they decided to levera...

Topic: NETP24

Leveraging Staff Meeting Time for Professional Learning

Narragansett Public Schools, Rhode IslandP-12

Finding time to provide teachers with professional learning is often challenging for school systems. Scheduling professional learning opportunities outside the traditional school day means many educators cannot attend. Narragansett Public Schools in Rhode Island found that many teachers reported nee...

Topic: NETP24

Reconsidering Educator Learning Time to Improve Student Learning Time

Brigantine Public Schools, New JerseyP-12

When Brigantine Public Schools in New Jersey considered how they might improve the active use of technology for all students, they realized they needed to attend to educator needs first. They needed to reconsider teacher schedules to provide them with what was needed to design digital learning exper...

Topic: NETP24

Partnering Students with Industry Mentors to Solve Real-World Problems

Parkway School District, MissouriP-12

Spark! Technology Solutions is one of seven experiential learning strands available to high school students in the Parkway School District in Chesterfield, MO - a suburban district outside St. Louis. This program allows students to solve problems using digital technologies and connects them with ind...

Topic: NETP24

Massachusetts District Takes a Continuous Improvement Approach to Data Privacy and Security

Dedham School District, MassachusettsP-12

Protecting student data privacy is an ongoing, ever-evolving challenge. Navigating rapid changes in risk while simultaneously sustaining the appropriate support and continuing to grow a security and privacy-focused district culture is an ongoing challenge. Dedham Public Schools in Massachusetts is t...

Topic: NETP24