Innovative Practices

  • Through early adoption and rapid prototyping projects, the District has begin to solidify our core beliefs, tenets, and elements of our STEAM program. Preparing the faculty through formal and informal engagement, we have established foundational programs and visionary pathways for growth. The following are preliminary movements within the development of our STEAM programming vision and development.

    Beliefs: Why We Do This

    • VISION
      • Create highly employable students who understand and shape content & culture through project-based design and experiences in Innovation, Design, Engineering, and the Arts.
        • (create the future)
        • (embrace change)
        • (maximize potential)
    • VALUES
      • Empathy through human centered design
      • Equity through social justice
      • Engagement through participation in authentic civic project-based experiences

    Approach: What We Do

    • Project-based Design
      • Inquiry & Project-based Learning
      • Cross-content Integration
      • Design & Visible Thinking
      • Blended Learning
      • Differentiated Instruction

    Resources: How We Do It