Focused on Student Achievement
teaching and learning at low-performing middle schools throughout California. The program is sponsored by the California Emerging Technology Fund and The Children’s Partnership. Watch our new video here.
"The biggest component to student success is parent involvement. School2Home is the perfect equation." --Leah Jensen, Oakland Unified School District
Achievement Gap Focus
· Targets Title 1 middle schools in program improvement
· Helps students acquire core skills in reading, writing, math and science
· Encourages students to develop deep learning skills for academic success
· Engages parents as learning partners
Digital Divide Focus
· Targets families who lack home computers and broadband
· Infuses technology into all aspects of student learning at school and home
School2Home Launches Los Angeles Region Learning Community
– Los Angeles
Today School2Home launched the Los Angeles Region Learning Community in partnership with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and Inglewood Unified School District (ISUD). School Leadership Teams from 10 middle schools (Stevenson, Muir, Madison-Kindle the Passion, SFIAM, LeConte, Mark Twain, Markham, Columbus, and San Fernando in LAUSD and Crozier in IUSD) and 5 school-improvement intermediary partners (Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, LA’s Promise-LA Fund, Youth Policy Institute, Families in Schools, and MOUSE Squad) convened at the California Community Foundation to focus on how to integrate broadband-enabled technologies to accelerate academic performance. Sophia Mendoza and Francisco Canche from LAUSD addressed the Learning Community and briefed the school leaders on Instructional Technology Initiative new professional development opportunities and learning management system (Schoology). Photo Album from the Los Angeles Region Learning Community meeting.
A Q&A with Micah Studer, Coordinator of Educational and Informational Technology, Winters Unified School District. Read the full interview HERE.
School2Home leadership from 14 California Middle Schools gathered in Los Angeles for two days in March 2016 to share successes and challenges and hear from speakers, such as Delaine Eastin and Tom Torlakson, former and current California Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Winters Middle School's School2Home Program
In 2014, Winters Middle School joined School2Home to increase student and teacher use of technology in lesson activities, improve student acquisition of technology skills, and connect families to school and staff.
On October 23, 2014, Sunne Wright McPeak, President and CEO of the California Emerging Technology Fund, gave testimony to California Assembly Member Susan Bonilla’s Select Committee on Increasing the Integrating of STEM Education. Read McPeak's testimony and statements about School2Home here: http://www.cetfund.org/files/141023_Bonilla_McPeak_ATTACHMENTS.pdf
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