1. The teachers at Dunbar College Prep Academy are taking advantage of technology to enhance classroom instruction and increase student engagement. In this video, an 8th grade science teacher describes how she modified the concept of flipping the classroom by creating and using instructional videos and music during class time, rather than as homework. See how this approach has positively affected instruction and student learning.

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  2. The principal of Valle Verde ECHS shares the lessons learned during the first year of a 1-to-1 iPad program on campus.

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  3. Valle Verde ECHS implemented a 1-to-1 iPad initiative as a tool for increasing rigor and developing college and career readiness in students. In this video, the principal details the steps taken throughout the first year of the program, including how iPads were secured for each student and the process used to ensure appropriate and successful use within the curriculum.

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  4. In response to high failure rates, John Jay HS successfully implemented a concept-based grading system in which student grades show a true correlation to what has been learned. Formative activities and assignments provide constructive feedback to students and go unweighted in the grade book, allowing for summative assignments to be graded and weighted in the grade book. In this video, the Academic Dean describes the concept-based grading system and the impact it has had on students and teachers.

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