WALT DISNEY MAGNET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Chicago

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PROGRAM(S) PARTICIPATED IN: Sprint 2015

TEAM

Kathy Hagstrom, Principal
Stefanie Herceg, 6th Grade Gifted Teacher
Alison Thurner, 5th Grade Teacher
Jennifer Vitkus, 5th Grade Teacher

PROBLEM STATEMENT

Technology resources are underused in the upper grades.

HOW MIGHT WE…

Leverage all available resources to effectively personalize learning for all students, particularly upper grades

SOLUTION

Implementation of Coding Curriculum and eSpark during the school day across all grade levels. Professional development and teacher modeling, leveraging a tech liaison to help teachers adopt technology, and communication plan for teachers and students.