El Crystal School by 2020

Timeline created by skipper37
  • Classroom Pedagogy: Flipped

    Classroom Pedagogy: Flipped
    Re-Designing Learning in a Flipped ClassroomCome the Revolution by Thomas L. FriedmanThe plan for El Crystal School beginning with the 12/13 school year is to gradually implement iPads as budget allows; provide for 'Flipped' Classrooms; move away from printed texts; have students create books using iAuthor; have teachers create their own textbooks with iAuthor; and, have students store their projects in digital portfolios to share with each other, the public, and their parents.
  • Implement iPads in Grades 3, 4, 5, & 6

    Implement iPads in Grades 3, 4, 5, & 6
    Apple Education Store
    Staff has decided to implement iPads on a lower scale in the upper grade classrooms during the first year. In the subsequent year, implementation will spread to other grade levels.
  • School-Wide 1:1 Implementation of iPads

    School-Wide 1:1 Implementation of iPads
    Various financial resources need to be mined and cultivated to make this a reality including use of categorical funds, grant writing, and use of BYOD or family financing.
  • Grade Level Structure Dropped; Age Grouping Implemented

    Grade Level Structure Dropped; Age Grouping Implemented
  • Project-Based Learning Key Instructional Component

    Project-Based Learning Key Instructional Component
  • All Students Create & Maintain ePortfolios

    All Students Create & Maintain ePortfolios
    These will replace report cards and be an essential part of parent/student/teacher meetings for setting of learning goals.