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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

Bristol Tennessee City Schools: Personalized Educator Learning Provides Foundation for Personalized Student Learning

Official Vance Middle School Logo showing a Viking Ship

Bristol City School District, TennesseeP-12

Bristol Tennessee City Schools has just over 4,000 students enrolled in five elementary schools, a single middle school, one brick-and-mortar high school, and a virtual high school. The district’s free and reduced lunch rate is just over 53%; the rate at some of the four Title I schools is signifi...

Topics: 1:1 Initiative, personalized learning, professional learning

Leading with Professional Learning: Liberty Public Schools

Liberty Public Schools, MissouriP-12

Liberty’s systemic approach to implementing openly licensed educational resources started with making the decision a year ahead about which textbooks and instructional materials would be replaced by openly licensed educational resources. The district also developed a strategy for implementing inte...

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

Bristol Tennessee City Schools: From Obstacles to Opportunities Through Digital Learning Conversion

Teacher in classroom in Bristol Tennessee City Schools

Bristol Tennessee City Schools, TennesseeP-12

Bristol Tennessee City Schools has just over 4,000 students enrolled among five elementary schools, a single middle school, one brick-and-mortar high school, and a virtual high school. The district's free and reduced lunch rate is just over 53%, with the rate at some of the four Title I schools sig...

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

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

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

Seven Pathways of Educational Environments

Albemarle County Public Schools, VirginiaP-12

The Albemarle County Public Schools District is a geographically large and socio-economically diverse district of almost 14,000 students and 1200 teachers in 26 schools surrounding Charlottesville, Virginia. It spans 726 square miles, from the Appalachian Trail to Virginia’s Piedmont plain, includ...

Topics: personalized learning, professional learning

BLAST Professional Development

Clark County School District, NevadaP-12

Based in Las Vegas, NV, the Clark County School District is the fifth largest school district in the United States, spanning over 8000 square miles. In the state of Nevada, each county has one school district. As a result, there are large differences in the geography and size of districts. Clark Cou...

Topic: professional learning

Starting small and encouraging innovation

White Oak Independent School District, TexasP-12

White Oak Independent School District spans 15.7 square miles and serves White Oak City, Texas, and its 5,624 residents and over 1,300 students. All four schools are located on one campus, and of those more than 1,300 students, 87.7% are white, 2.9% are African American, .9% are Native American, 6.3...

Topic: professional learning

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