Through Responsive Classroom practices such as Social Thinking, Symonds Elementary teaches its students daily that who they learn with is as important as what they learn.
Symonds Elementary brings social-emotional learning and individualized instruction into every classroom and to every child, ensuring an environment where students feel safe, valued, and engaged.
A 21st-century librarian can inspire a school by modeling responsive teaching, advocating for student involvement, facilitating new approaches to writing, and encouraging user-centered spaces.
At Albemarle County Public Schools, teacher-driven instructional coaching supports teachers in their professional development, helps them to engage their students in authentic learning, and spreads innovative practices district-wide.
At Albemarle County Public Schools, maker education fosters student autonomy, ignites student interest, and empowers students to embrace their own learning.
By redefining failure as part of learning, we give children choices to take risks, opportunities to excel, and the support to grow into their potential.
From abundant tools and smart budgeting to accessibility and trust, the Albemarle County Public Schools maintain a district-wide tech program that leverages digital literacy for all students.
Students at Normal Park Museum Magnet School create various types of museum-style exhibits to demonstrate their understanding of academic topics.
At Cochrane Collegiate Academy, teachers credit their principal with helping them continually improve their practice through effective PD, ongoing support, and mutual trust.
Using the oracy framework -- building physical, cognitive, linguistic, and emotional speaking skills -- students learn to speak on any topic and to any audience.
At P.K. Yonge, a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) is used to meet every student's academic and behavioral needs.
Social media is becoming an essential tool for professional growth, curriculum planning, and student engagement. Twitter, Instagram, Skype, and other platforms offer endless educational possibilities.
Meyer Elementary School's Response to Intervention practice has contributed to their ranking in the top five percent of all Michigan schools.
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