Tag: CROSSTOWN HIGH

High School Transformation is Necessary and Possible

High School Redesign

High School Transformation is Necessary and Possible

High schools can be the fulcrum for systemic change, but it will require transformation to emerge stronger and more equitable.

Submissions from XQ’s #MakeASongChallenge Reveal What Matters Most to Students Today

High School Life

Submissions from XQ’s #MakeASongChallenge Reveal What Matters Most to Students Today

In XQ’s #MakeASongChallenge, students explored the causes they’re passionate about through artivism: a blend of art and activism that promotes positive change.

The Importance of Arts Education and Why the Arts Matter in the Age of COVID-19

High School & Society

The Importance of Arts Education and Why the Arts Matter in the Age of COVID-19

In remote learning, arts education has never been more fragile. Here's how these educators are sparking creativity in their students and learn how you can too.

10 Social Emotional Learning Tips for Educators in Distance Learning

High School Life

10 Social Emotional Learning Tips for Educators in Distance Learning

Remote learning presents many social emotional challenges for students, but teachers are facing similar challenges. Here's how we can support the wellbeing of our teachers.

student learning VR

High School Redesign

What is STEAM Education?

STEAM education is an approach to teaching and learning that integrates science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math as pathways to guide student inquiry, discussions, and critical thinking.

How to Support Teachers’ Needs During Remote Learning

High School Redesign

How to Support Teachers’ Needs During Remote Learning

Remote learning is challenging for more than just students. Here’s how we can support our teachers across the country.

Showing What Students Know in a Competency-Based Classroom

High School Redesign

Showing What Students Know in a Competency-Based Classroom

Competency-based education lets student progress through a curriculum at their own pace. Here are some tips from two CBE educators for you to get started.

Building Caring, Trusting Relationships in a Remote Learning World (Pt. II)

High School Redesign

Building Caring, Trusting Relationships in a Remote Learning World (Pt. II)

Building relationships with students is critical—especially during remote learning. Here’s how schools across the country are doing just that.

8 Tips From School Leaders to School Leaders on Remote Learning

High School Redesign

8 Tips From School Leaders to School Leaders on Remote Learning

School leaders across the country had to adapt to remote learning in major ways due to COVID-19. Here’s a few tips our leaders have learned so far.

Building Caring, Trusting Relationships in a Remote Learning World (Pt. 1)

High School Redesign

Building Caring, Trusting Relationships in a Remote Learning World (Pt. 1)

Building relationships with students through screens is as challenging as it sounds. Here's what we've learned so far from our schools across the country.

Remote Learning Insights: The Role of the Student Is Shifting

High School & Society

Remote Learning Insights: The Role of the Student Is Shifting

How are students adjusting and examining the new skills they are learning? In the wake of COVID-19 closures, students are playing an active role in creating educational experiences with a strong equity focus. They have the capacity to truly lead their own learning and create engaging learning experiences themselves.

Social Emotional Learning & Why It Matters in the Wake of COVID-19

High School Life

Social Emotional Learning & Why It Matters in the Wake of COVID-19

Social Emotional Learning is critical for success in college and career. Here’s why it matters and how to support mental health during remote learning.

Early Remote Learning Lessons and the Future of Education

High School Redesign

Early Remote Learning Lessons and the Future of Education

The transition to remote learning has pushed educators to rethink the ways we teach. Here’s what we’ve learned so far from the transition.

Why Is Media Literacy Important, Especially in the Wake of COVID-19?

High School & Society

Why Is Media Literacy Important, Especially in the Wake of COVID-19?

n an uncertain world with social feeds increasingly filled with fake news, we must ensure students are equipped with news and media literacy skills. Here's how we do it.

Life After School Closures: High School Students Speak Out

High School Life

Life After School Closures: High School Students Speak Out

In person classes came to a halt in March 2020 as the world adapted to COVID-19. Here’s how students across the country are feeling.

Want a strong school culture? Focus on coherent school leadership

High School Redesign

Want a strong school culture? Focus on coherent school leadership

Culture impacts everyone, but often starts at the top. Here's advice from one education leader on coherent school leadership.

3 Common Elements of Meaningful Learning Environments

High School Redesign

3 Common Elements of Meaningful Learning Environments

Creating a meaningful learning environment for students can make a huge difference in student success. Here's how you can get started.

How School Exchanges Can Help Break Down Cultural and Educational Barriers

High School Redesign

How School Exchanges Can Help Break Down Cultural and Educational Barriers

One school leader from eastern Tennessee learned visited Crosstown High, a school within a vertical village in Memphis. Here's what he learned.

My Story as a Latinx High School Student

High School Life

My Story as a Latinx High School Student

This Memphis student shares how being Latinx has impacted her identity and her high school experience.

This is what back to school training for teachers should look like

High School Redesign

This is what back to school training for teachers should look like

This Memphis high school changed what professional development for their teachers looks like by putting empathy at the core. Here's how they did it, and how you can too.

Never Teach Alone

High School Redesign

Never Teach Alone

This high school in Memphis is trying a lot of things differently. Including co-teaching. Hear from two teachers on why it matters.

8 Inspiring Student Projects to Jumpstart Your School Year

High School Redesign

8 Inspiring Student Projects to Jumpstart Your School Year

Need a few ideas for projects this school year? Here are 8 projects your students will love.

Four Practical Steps to Deepen School & Community Connections

High School & Society

Four Practical Steps to Deepen School & Community Connections

The answer to rethinking high school might be within your community. Here are how four schools connect students with their communities.

Seven ways you can help support students and high schools in your community

High School & Society

Seven ways you can help support students and high schools in your community

Even if you're not an educator, parent, or student, you can still get involved and make an impact to high schools in your community. Here are seven ways you can do just that.

Fact or Fiction

High School Redesign

Fact or Fiction

Myth busting, lessons from the field, and project-based learning in action. 5 resources to help you jumpstart the week of teaching.

XQ Super Schools Are STEAMing Ahead to the Future of Work

High School Redesign

XQ Super Schools Are STEAMing Ahead to the Future of Work

These schools are leading the way in STEAM. See examples on how they are encouraging young people to explore and identify their interests and passions for STEAM.

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