Computer Access for All

June Jordan School for Equity used an Innovation Award in 2015-16 to design solutions to the lack of student access to technology outside of school.  Below is a description of the challenge, process, and solution they designed. …

Tackling Truancy

Downtown High School used an Innovation Award in 2015-16 to design solutions to the challenge of student truancy.  Below is a description of the challenge, process, and solution they designed. The Challenge The critical challenge that …

Everett // Personalized Learning Redesign

The Challenge Throughout the 2014-2015 academic year the  teachers, counselors, and administrators at Everett Middle School became increasingly interested in design thinking and the role that a structured and facilitated process could have on the school community. The …

El Dorado // Project W.O.R.D.S.

The Challenge Last year, a group of teachers and administrators at El Dorado Elementary School decided to dive deeply into their student reading progress data. The teachers had a suspicion that the phenomenon known as “summer …