Enhancing Learning with Increased Access to Technology
Teaching and Learning Director Steve Troen and Teaching and Learning Lead Teacher Jenny Huling presented a report to the board on July 27 about students’ use of technology to enhance learning. Troen and Huling provided data supporting the first year of the district’s beta classrooms and explained the districtwide plan for increased access for all students that will be possible with a successful referendum on November 3.
District 196 Superintendent Jane K. Berenz received a 2015 Teacher Leader Award from the Reading Recovery Council of North America for her leadership in promoting literacy and outstanding contributions to Reading Recovery. The award was presented June 25 at the Reading Recovery Teacher Leader Institute and Leadership Academy in Kansas City.
Free summer meals are being served Monday through Friday through August 13 for any child who shows up at Cedar Park Elementary STEM School in Apple Valley or Echo Park Elementary School in Burnsville. Children do not need to attend Cedar Park or Echo Park to receive the free summer meals and there is no income eligibility requirement or need for reservations; just show up.