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.
Part 2: MOUSE Squad – Understanding the Curriculum, Support, and Costs
In this second part, students, teachers, principals, and district technology administrators share the nuts and bolts of the MOUSE Squad program. Both the after school elementary and the elective-based Middle school MOUSE Squads share similar online and hands-on curricula as well as providing site-based technology support during and beyond the school day. Hear about unique partnerships between the district technology and instructional staff at the sites and how the program empowers all involved.
In this final of two parts, Fort Smith Public School’s stakeholders share how a 1:1 program has impacted hundreds of students and teachers in the district and some of the lessons learned along the journey. Professional Development Director Dr. Kathleen Cates shares costs and funding specifics about the initiative. Also, a principal, teachers, and students share how the program has motivated them to achieve greatness.