Building Trust Among Staff

ER Taylor Elementary School will use an Innovation Award in 2016-17 to design a culture that increases trust and communication among the staff to face the challenges of the school. Below is a description of the challenge they …

lncreasing Student Engagement

Marshall Elementary School used an Innovation Award in 2015-16 to increase student engagement.  Below is a description of the challenge, process, and solution they designed. The Challenge In a school-based survey conducted in 2014-2015, only 40% …

Digital Literacy for All

How might we increase digital literacy for our ELL and SpEd students so they are empowered to demonstrate their grasp of the material using technological resources?

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 …