Tag: ELIZABETHTON HIGH SCHOOL

Listen to Students to Navigate Change

High School Redesign

Listen to Students to Navigate Change

As educators, students, families, and communities continue to reckon with the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic, much of the national conversation about its impact on high school students has centered…

The NASBE Interview: Russlynn Ali on High School Transformation

High School & Society

The NASBE Interview: Russlynn Ali on High School Transformation

The COVID-19 pandemic transformed the world. Entire systems adapted to a new normal, shifting their infrastructure and processes to a remote world. COVID-19 changed the way we work, how we spend our free time, and—most importantly—how we care for and educate young people.

Is Your District Asking Students How ESSER Dollars Should Be Spent?

High School Redesign

Is Your District Asking Students How ESSER Dollars Should Be Spent?

ARP ESSER Funds are coming into your school district. Learn how school leaders at this XQ school centered student voice and insights in their budgeting.

These High School Students are Learning Through Filmmaking

High School Life

These High School Students are Learning Through Filmmaking

Amidst remote learning, these students are engaging in deep projects and learning filmmaking along the way. Here's how.

School Reopening Resources, Tips, and Examples for Educators

High School Redesign

School Reopening Resources, Tips, and Examples for Educators

Our collection of resources on high school reopenings with equity at the core.

What is Project-Based Learning?

High School Redesign

What is Project-Based Learning?

Project-based learning allows students to learn by doing. Here's everything you need to know and how to get started in your classroom.

These High School Students Had Paid Internships This Summer. Here’s How.

Beyond High School Graduation

These High School Students Had Paid Internships This Summer. Here’s How.

Did you know that you can get a paid internship in high school? These two students engaged in real-world projects with industry partners. Learn how.

How to Host a Virtual High School Graduation Ceremony

High School Life

How to Host a Virtual High School Graduation Ceremony

Due to COVID-19, seniors are missing out on a huge tradition. Here's a step by step guide for you to host a virtual graduation to honor seniors in your community.

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.

Teaching for Remote Learning: Lessons We’ve Learned So Far

High School Redesign

Teaching for Remote Learning: Lessons We’ve Learned So Far

Transitioning to remote learning taught us a lot about rethinking high school. Here are a few things we’ve learned from schools across the country.

Remote Learning Ideas: How to Start a Podcast

High School Redesign

Remote Learning Ideas: How to Start a Podcast

The shift to remote learning has teachers rethinking everything, from curriculum, to labs, to projects. Here's one place to start when looking for remote learning project ideas.

How design thinking in high school set this student up for college success

Beyond High School Graduation

How design thinking in high school set this student up for college success

This student shares how the design thinking process helps her engage deeply in her own learning.

Student Success in College Starts in High School

Beyond High School Graduation

Student Success in College Starts in High School

This high school in Tennessee developed a course to help prepare their students for success in college before they even arrive. This is how they’re getting it done.

The Key to Understanding School Design? Collaboration!

High School Redesign

The Key to Understanding School Design? Collaboration!

School design can help ensure that students are provided with an environment conducive to increased levels of engagement. School design is most effective when complemented by a rigorous, creative, and innovative curriculum that puts students first every step of the way. Here’s how.

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.

Celebrating women’s equality from the computer lab

High School Life

Celebrating women’s equality from the computer lab

This student from rural Tennessee learned to code, and is teaching other young girls to do the same.

A school where students meet “failure” with a smile

High School Redesign

A school where students meet “failure” with a smile

This school leader visited an innovative school program in Iowa that shows the unexpected joys of project-based learning.

Reflections from the XQ Class of ‘19

Beyond High School Graduation

Reflections from the XQ Class of ‘19

Seniors across the country are reflecting on their high school experience as the class of 2019 is graduating. We asked some of our XQ students to share their reflections.

Rethinking What’s “Already Good”

High School Redesign

Rethinking What’s “Already Good”

These Tennessee educators attended a conference full of education thought leaders. The insights they learned will change their classrooms forever.

Real transformation begins on the ground level

High School Redesign

Real transformation begins on the ground level

150 preview copy for the article: This school leader in an innovative rural high school in Tennessee is empowering students to be change-makers and agents of their own change.

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