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The Metropolitan School District of Warren Township: Personalizing Learning by Redefining Where and When Students Learn

Metropolitan School District of Warren Township, IndianaP-12

Serving over 12,000 students in Indiana, the Metropolitan School District of Warren Township’s mission is to prepare its students “to be self-directed learners who are literate, creative, curious, civic-minded citizens who do meaningful work in school and life beyond school.” As part of the U....

Topic: personalized learning

Highline Public Schools: Personalized Learning as a Pathway to Equity

Highline Public Schools Logo

Highline Public Schools, WashingtonP-12

Highline Public Schools is a richly diverse school district located just south of Seattle that serves over 20,000 students. The district’s promise to families, students, and the community is that every student is known by name, strength and need, and graduates prepared for college, career and citi...

Topic: personalized learning

Collaboration Supports OER at Fallbrook Union Elementary School District

Three students collaborate using laptop computers

Fallbrook Union Elementary School District, CaliforniaP-12

The Fallbrook Union Elementary School District, located in north San Diego County, serves approximately 5,200 kindergarten through eighth grade students in eight schools. The geographical boundaries of FUESD contribute to the unique population it serves. Stretching from the I-15 corridor to the Pac...

Topics: #GoOpen, Digital content, Openly Licensed Educational Resources

Coronado Unified School District’s #GoOpen Movement to Support Learner-Centric Teaching

Coronado student talks about life before the Internet

Coronado Unified School District, CaliforniaP-12

CUSD was motivated to #GoOpen because the learner has changed. “Students have a pervasive mindset of personalization. Personalization of clothing, communication devices, and food has become expected in the marketplace...so why not in our schools?” acknowledged Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Felix. S...

Topics: #GoOpen, Digital content, Openly Licensed Educational Resources

Embedding Computer Programming into Curriculum

South Fayette Township School District, Pennsylvania

The South Fayette Township School District is a tax-exempt public school system in South Western PA with a current enrollment of 2886 students. South Fayette School District is the fastest growing school district in the state of Pennsylvania and highest-ranking school district in Allegheny County. T...

Beyond Textbooks

Vail Unified School District, ArizonaP-12

The Vail Unified School District is a K-12 district that encompasses a large geographic area to the southeast of Tucson, Arizona serving over 12,000 students attending 18 schools. The Challenge In the early 2000’s Vail improved in the state standings academically and leaders began to reflect o...

Topics: Openly Licensed Educational Resources, strategic planning

Focus on Deliberate Practices

FloridaP-12

R. L. Stevenson Elementary a K–6 school located in Merritt Island, Florida has a student population of nearly 500 and is part of Brevard Public Schools, a district that educates over 70,000 students in 17 different municipalities across the Florida coast. The Challenge Long before Principal M...

Topics: professional learning, strategic planning, teacher leadership

How do we support and motivate teachers?

Vista Unified School District, CaliforniaP-12Postsecondary

Vista Unified School District was formed in 1936 and now has 29 schools serving more than 22,000 students from preschool to 12th grade. Vista Unified School District is one of northern San Diego County’s largest educational agencies. The district stretches 39 square miles across most of Vista, a l...

Topics: professional learning, technology infrastructure

Shoulder to Shoulder Training Models

Vista Unified School District, CaliforniaP-12Postsecondary

Vista Unified School District was formed in 1936 and now has 29 schools serving more than 22,000 students from preschool to adult. The district stretches 39 square miles across most of Vista, a large portion of eastern Oceanside, some unincorporated areas and small slivers of Carlsbad and San Marcos...

Topics: 1:1 Initiative, professional learning

Tech Savvy and Literate Students

Highline School District, WashingtonP-12

Midway Elementary School is a K-6 school in the Highline School District. There are 18 elementary schools in the district. It has a population of 640 students with approximately 44% ELL population, 90% Free and Reduced Meal Program, 54% Latino and less than 10% white. The Challenge Being able to p...

Topics: 1:1 Initiative, accessibility, community engagement

Planning for rapid growth

McAllen Independent School District, TexasP-12

McAllen Independent School District is located in a fast-growing, diverse community just five miles from the U.S. border. The district encompasses thirty-three campuses across the Rio Grande Valley, with about 30,000 students, teachers, and employees. McAllen is one of the country’s fastest growin...

Topics: Connectivity, technology infrastructure

Partnering to Increase Bandwidth

Iowa City Community School District , IowaP-12

Iowa City Community School District is the fifth largest school district in the state, with a population of over 12,000 students across a total of 42 schools. Approximately 40 different languages are spoken across the district, which spans 133 square miles across the city. The Challenge Iowa C...

Topics: Connectivity, technology infrastructure

Upgrading the Network Infrastructure

Boulder Valley School District, ColoradoP-12

Colorado’s Boulder Valley School District is consistently ranked among the top three of the state’s large Front Range districts. Situated in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the district contains fifty-six schools over 500 square miles, serving approximately 30,000 students in grades K-12. ...

Topics: Connectivity, technology infrastructure

UpGrade Assessments

Centennial, ColoradoP-12

Anastasis Academy is a small, independent pre-8th grade school in Centennial, Colorado working to become a model that will transform education. Anastasis' ambition is to apprentice children in the art of learning through inquiry, creativity, critical thinking, discernment, and wisdom. They strive to...

Topic: strategic planning

Preparing Children for the Global Economy

Gurnee School District 56, IllinoisP-12

Gurnee, IL is a small suburban community nestled between Chicago and Milwaukee. Gurnee School District 56 serves three other communities in addition to Gurnee: Wadsworth, Waukegan, and Beach Park. The school district is made up of four schools: River Trail (K-8 Building), Prairie Trail (3-5 Intermed...

Topics: 1:1 Initiative, strategic planning

Innovative Learning Environments

Clarke County School District, GeorgiaP-12

With 21 schools and over 12,000 students, the Clarke County School District offers students a diverse learning environment that propels them to academic success. Thirty-four native languages are spoken and students graduate with a deep cultural awareness—giving them an edge in today’s global soc...

Topics: 1:1 Initiative, accessibility, Openly Licensed Educational Resources

3D Printing Hand-a-thon

Lexington-Richland School District Five, South CarolinaP-12

Lexington-Richland School District Five’s CrossRoads Middle School serves sixth grade students from 10 of the district’s 12 elementary schools and specializes in the transition from elementary to the secondary learning environment. The school has received an “Excellent” absolute rating and ...

Topics: community engagement, student leadership

Fuse Fellows of Rhode Island

State of Rhode Island, Rhode IslandP-12Postsecondary

The state of Rhode Island supports approximately 142,000 public school students across 300 schools. Sixty-six distinct local education agencies operate within the 1,214 square miles of RI, including 32 school district municipalities, 4 regional school districts, 4 state-operated schools, 1 regional ...

Topics: 1:1 Initiative, professional learning

The Digital Conversion

Mooresville Graded School District, North CarolinaP-12

The Mooresville Graded School District is located in the town of Mooresville approximately 30 miles north of Charlotte in the Southern Piedmont region of North Carolina. A district of approximately 6000 students, MGSD consists of three elementary schools, two intermediate schools, one middle school,...

Topics: 1:1 Initiative, accessibility

Developing a STEM Identity

Maricopa County Education Service Agency, ArizonaP-12

Maricopa County Education Service Agency (MCESA), under the direction of Maricopa County Superintendent of Schools, is dedicated to ensuring that all school-age children in the county graduate college- and career-ready. MCESA builds alliance partnerships that provide leadership, services and program...

Topics: accessibility, strategic planning

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