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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.

GeorgiaP-12

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

Building Pathways to Computer Science Success in Early County, Georgia 

Early County School District , GeorgiaP-12

Before 2021, the Early County School District in Georgia had no Computer Science program for its students. Three years later, the district’s high school will have four students complete its new computer science pathway. Through a partnership with the Kapor Center, the 52% Black school district has...

Topic: NETP24

Bear Creek Middle School: Professional Learning for Effective 1:1 Implementation

Fulton County Georgia, GeorgiaP-12

Background Bear Creek Middle School—located just south of Atlanta, Georgia, in the Fulton County School District—just completed the 2nd year of its 1:1 device initiative, which provides over 1,100 students with new electronic digital devices. In December 2014, as the result of a Fulton Count...

Topics: 1:1 Initiative, digital citizenship, professional learning

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

Mapping Community Wifi Access

Forsyth County Schools Free Wifi Logo

Forsyth County Schools, GeorgiaP-12

Forsyth County Schools (FCS) in Georgia serves over 42,600 students and is the largest employer in the county with over 4,300 full-time employees and 1,300 substitutes. Out of 180 school districts, FCS is the seventh largest school system in Georgia. FCS is home to 35 schools – twenty elementary, ...

Topics: accessibility, BYOD/BYOT, community engagement, Connectivity, equity