All schools use technology as a tool to differentiate and personalize instruction, increase academic rigor, and build student ownership of learning using a portfolio of student-centered school models.
Our mission is to prepare all students to be digital learners who use technology as a tool to graduate ready for success in college and careers.
The ISTE Standards for Students are designed to empower student voice and ensure that learning is a student-driven process of exploration, creativity and discovery no matter where they or their teachers are in the thoughtful integration of ed tech. There are seven modules for students.
Dr.Puentedura is the creator of the SAMR model. SAMR is reflective tool that teachers can apply in order to transform teaching and learning from modification to redefinition. In this webinar, Dr. Puentedura addresses the different misconceptions around his work by sharing his current research which compares the SAMR model to Bloom’s Taxonomy.
Educational Technology Grant/2015-16 Technology Grant
The Los Angeles Unified School District is taking advantage of new funding sources to support schools in expanding efforts to increase student access to technology
Mendez High School: Educators Leading the Shift to 21st Century Learning
by Mauro Bautista, Principal
Mendez High School opened in the fall of 2009 in honor of Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez. The Mendez family fought against educational discrimination in the state of California. The Mendez v. Westminster court case became the preceding case to the famous Brown v. Board of Education. Access to technology in the early years was very sparse and was limited to a handful of students participating in a pilot program that focused on supplemental software designed to fill in achievement gaps in the ELA and Math departments.