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Dec 2015

VPS featured in U.S. Department of Education professional learning videos

December 14th, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Project: iTech, Project: McLoughlin, Staff, Supt news, VPS achievements, VPS in the news, VPS press releases, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , , |

Vancouver Public Schools is one of eight Future Ready districts featured in a set of professional learning resources recently released by the U.S. Department of Education.

Dec 2015

Cultivating creative schools

December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Programs of Choice, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Supt news, VPS in the news|Tags: , , , , , , |

Original source: School Administrator, December 2015 Arts are integral to our curriculum, which is why we engage students in arts-centric learning experiences and give them opportunities to select options that meet their needs and interests. Learn [...]

May 2015

Vancouver Housing Authority–Vancouver Public Schools partnership receives national recognition

May 12th, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Family-Community Resource Center, VPS achievements, VPS in the news, VPS press releases|Tags: |

Case study released as VHA board votes to target Section 8 opening to families with children and health-burdened households The study explores collaboration between public housing authorities and education service providers in three U.S. cities. [...]

Oct 2014

Teacher-librarian role in VPS

October 29th, 2014|Categories: Staff, VPS in the news|Tags: |

Original source: The Columbian VPS teacher-librarians were highlighted in a Columbian story today, which follows the recent national case study of VPS' teacher-librarian role shift in our schools. Their role serves as a way to bridge the [...]

Oct 2014

Flipped out

October 22nd, 2014|Categories: VPS in the news, weLearn1:1|Tags: |

Original source: Metro Parent Education Guide 2014 The flipped classroom model subverts the idea that homework must be done outside of school time. Instead, students in flipped classrooms learn new material at home, outside of school [...]

Sep 2014

Back to school

September 3rd, 2014|Categories: VPS in the news|Tags: |

Original source: The Columbian, Sept. 3, 2014 It's that time again... back to school! The Columbian stopped by Washington Elementary to check out our walking school bus! Walking school buses are a great way for kids [...]

Jun 2014

5 great storytelling tech tools

June 30th, 2014|Categories: Supt news, VPS in the news|

Original source: eSchool News, June 2014 Superintendent Steve Webb shares how technology tools can enhance storytelling—and ultimately learning as well. Read the full story in eSchool News.

Nov 2013

Leadership transition by design

November 10th, 2013|Categories: Supt news, VPS in the news|

Original source: School Administrator, November 2013 How do you plan for an effective changing of the guard? Superintendent Webb discusses VPS' leadership succession-planning model. Read the full story in School Administrator.

Oct 2013

VPS featured in ‘Education Week’

October 5th, 2013|Categories: VPS achievements, VPS in the news|

In October 2013, Education Week featured Vancouver Public Schools in a special report, “Managing the Digital District.” Digital Promise subsequently highlighted VPS in a blog post on the rollout of Vancouver’s 1:1 digital transformation.