HIGH SCHOOL REDESIGN
About High School Redesign
High school redesign prepares students to succeed in college and future careers and to become active citizens in their communities. Focused on rigor, relevance, and relationships, high school redesign can reduce the achievement gap and increase graduation rates. This program focuses on:
Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)
PLCs focus on learning rather than teaching. They engage in a variety of activities including: crafting and sharing a common vision, collaborative learning, interclassroom visitations and participating in shared decision making. The benefits of PLCs to educators and students include reduced isolation of teachers, better informed and committed teachers, and academic gains for students.
- Advanced Placement (AP)
AP teachers have the opportunity to share best practices, model learning structures, and acquire knowledge and skills of effective instructional strategies in their specific content areas.
Springboard English Language Arts
The Springboard ELA program provides teachers with tools and resources that build studentsí critical thinking skills in reading and writing.
Springboard mathematics program add context and meaning to mathematical concepts and facts. From basic number systems and operations to complex data collection and analysis, Springboard mathematics provides teachers with the skills that sharpens studentsí problem-solving skills and adds valuable context to math curriculum.
To view a complete listing of professional development courses or to electronically enroll in a course using the online course registration system, click here. Log in and click "Course Catalog." Click the down arrow next to category, select the desired category, and then click "Search." Click on either a course title to view details or "Register" to the left of that course title to register for the course.