Alliance President Bob Wise and I had the chance to visit a fascinating high school right here in our own backyard in Washington, DC: McKinley Technology High School. Now schools in the District of Columbia have, of course, experienced many challenges over the decades, but the stunning architecture, amazing views, and impressive brick construction of the school made a great first impression. While appearances matter in schools, they aren’t everything, so I was eager to see what was going on within the walls.
McKinley is a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused school that is already making some great uses of digital learning strategies. We had a great discussion with the principal and some staff about policies affecting digital learning and what we’re seeing elsewhere in the country. Everyone agreed on the great potential digital learning has to improve student learning.Read Entire Post