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.
Pedal, Sit, Bounce, Stand: Allow That Mind to Expand!
Written by Wendie Breitenfeld Slezinger
5th grade teacher, Welby Way Charter Elementary School and Gifted-High Ability Magnet
An environment that incorporates movement and flexibility allows students to cultivate the skills necessary to be competitive and successful in a brand new world! My 5th grade students choose where they will learn in a room designed with flexible learning spaces, utilizing space to delineate areas for quiet learning, a large community table for collaboration, standing desks, and conversation areas to facilitate communication.