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Celebrating Technology in the Classroom

By | April 29th, 2016|

Web design, 3D printing, and Google Classroom. These were just a few of the innovations on display at this year’s Tech Talk Conference. This annual event is a golden opportunity for networking and professional growth, especially among CPS educators who are passionate about getting new technology into the classroom. More than 1,000 CPS teachers and staff gathered at Lane Tech for this year’s conference, relishing the chance to collaborate with tech-savvy colleagues and learn from experts in the field of [...]

Preparing Students for the Jobs of Tomorrow

By | February 23rd, 2016|

Today, the Chicago Board of Education (CBOE) voted unanimously to approve four updated graduation requirements. Included in these are adjustments to Civics, Arts, and IB programs which will allow students to meet the requirements in more ways. Students may now earn both of their arts credits in the same discipline, allowing them to delve deeper into the artistic area of their choice. IB courses will now satisfy all requirements per content area, and we will broaden our Civics curriculum to [...]