Emphasizing Mastery in Trimble County

Emphasizing Mastery in Trimble County

AUGUST 2018  \\\\\  TRIMBLE COUNTY JUNIOR HIGH MAKING SURE LEARNING STICKS In a social studies classroom, a group of teenagers gather for a rare experience in schools — going over material that has already been tested. Having earned scores or teacher referrals...
Building Academic Champions in Johnson County

Building Academic Champions in Johnson County

JUNE 2018  \\\\\  JOHNSON COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL BUILDING ACADEMIC CHAMPIONS What may be the nation’s most acclaimed team of middle school problem solvers has an unlikely headquarters. In a former home-economics classroom — still lined with stoves that once introduced...
Student Work in Covington

Student Work in Covington

MAY 2018  \\\\\  GLENN O. SWING ELEMENTARY in COVINGTON STUDENT WORK DRIVES IMPROVEMENT Third graders in Karissa Pickens’ classroom at Glenn O. Swing Elementary are reading an article about the flu — how to avoid it, or, should a scratchy throat or bleary eyes strike,...