May 2015

Vancouver Housing Authority–Vancouver Public Schools partnership receives national recognition

May 12th, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Design II timeline, 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.

Sep 2013

Tech tools in schools

September 16th, 2013|Categories: VPS in the news, weLearn1:1|

Original source: Metro Parent, September 2013 Metro Parent reports on how school districts across the Portland Metro and Vancouver areas are implementing new technology that transforms teaching and learning. Read the full article (begins on [...]

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