Black Students Matter Program for Middle School

Check out their presentation: Pitch Night Presentation Aptos Middle School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award to create a B.L.A.C. (Black Leadership in Action for the Community) elective course, develop autobiographical videos that capture and share …

Multiple Intelligences Inside and Outside the Classroom

 César Chávez Elementary School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award for K-5 “learning showcases” as a channel for students to share their creative projects and talents with the school community. The Challenge The reclassification …

Deeper Learning in Independent Studies

Independence High School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award for professional development, learning journeys, and prototyping in math and humanities classes. The Challenge Independence serves a diverse group of students, many of whom have not found …

Confident, Motivated, and Independent Middle School Readers

Visitacion Valley Middle School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award to create environments and routines that support their students to accelerate reading comprehension and interest. The Challenge Literacy is the true gate keeper in education, …

Technology Narrows the Opportunity Gap

Leonard R. Flynn Elementary School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award to support their students in developing mindsets that increase academic technology use and skills that reflect a digital citizen profile. The Challenge In Flynn’s …