Tamalpais Union High School district in Marin County, California, recently passed a bond measure that provides funding to create classrooms that enable student-centered, personalized learning. The Classroom 2020 environment was designed to provide a high degree of flexibility for instructional use and digitally equipped with some of the most productive tools for student engagement and personalized learning. In this episode, you will visit Redwood High School, one of the schools in the district where they built a Classroom 2020. The principal, teachers, and a student share the significance of using a classroom like this to increase student success.
Covington Elementary School in Los Altos School District has been using the Khan Academy to supplement their 5th grade math program since Spring 2011. This unique opportunity, to pilot the videos, activities, questions, and data area, assists students in setting their own differentiated goals, provides teachers instantaneous data, and creates a collaborative learning environment for all.
Monte Vista Christian School in Santa Cruz County is one of the first schools to implement iPads for one-to-one teaching and learning. You will hear from the headmaster/principal, teachers, and students on how the iPad is helping their school go paperless, engage students in active learning and promote autonomous learning with a variety of educational apps.