Now in its second full year of operation in eastern Loveland, High Plains is the first school in Loveland that was built from the ground up around the concepts of STEAM--Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics.
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February 06, 2018
February 01, 2018
A portfolio lends itself naturally to assessment, whose aim is to collect evidence to answer a question about learning or performance.
January 30, 2018
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and FSG collaborated to release a new report that provides practitioners an opportunity to reflect on what we think we know about network design and theory and how we apply it in education.
January 04, 2018
Distinctive Schools has been implementing a next generation model of learning that embraces personalized learning. In our academic model, we set high expectations for students to become curious, engaged learners who can thrive in college, career, and life and will be able to adapt and succeed in new and unknown contexts.
December 21, 2017
To prepare students for a lifetime of learning, empower them with choice in how they consume and learn content.
December 20, 2017
What do you think of when you hear independent learning? Many people imagine students on laptops. But when integrated with a holistic personalized learning model that includes multiple learning modalities, it can be much more than that.
December 15, 2017
Dropping out is not a high school problem; it's a middle school problem. How do we hook students early and show that what they are learning is relevant? This edition of NGLC's Practitioner's Guide to Next Gen Learning is the second of a two-part series about leveraging strong community partnerships to provide real-world learning to students in middle and high school.
November 20, 2017
By flipping the traditional adult-driven school model and putting students at the center, Summit believes it can equip students with the skills, knowledge, and habits they need to lead a fulfilled life.
November 14, 2017
The school's sights are focused on the future. Tomorrow's world will value critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, intellectual agility, adaptability, entrepreneurship, and effective communication (in every form). Loveland High School teachers and leaders know that traditional teacher-directed classes won't engage students or set them up for success in this fast-evolving world.
November 13, 2017
Through a visioning process, Trailblazer staff committed to designing experiences that were both interest-based and enriching for all learners.However, we were still missing one piece. Thanks to Maria, we found it.