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 …

Sense of Belonging for African-American High School Students

Wallenberg High School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award for culturally relevant pedagogical professional development and to launch a mentorship program. The Challenge Wallenberg’s African American students reported feeling unsupported both by staff and their …

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, …

Black Student Union for Elementary Students

Hillcrest Elementary School will be using their 2017-18 Innovation Award to launch a Black Student Union that is driven by student voice in order to increase a sense of belonging and leadership for African-American students. The …