Seminole County Public Schools

A male student holds up a Lego car
Hamilton Elementary School of Engineering and Technology student has fun and proudly showcases the car he constructed during a recent field trip

Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) is one of only 10 districts to earn an “A” rating from the Florida Department of Education for the 2013-14 school year, a grade which it has maintained since district grades were introduced in 1999. Serving more than 64,000 PreK-12 students, SCPS remains committed to providing a 21st century learning environment that prepares graduates for the challenges of a democratic society and a global economy. As defined by the ePathways initiative, SCPS provides personalized learning experiences...

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Education as a Human Right

Organization: National Association for Multicultural Education
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: January 15, 2015 8:00-3:45 PM PACIFIC

The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has a right to education. The philosophy underpinning such a declaration is that all members of the human family are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Given our history of educating immigrants, students of color, the poor, and minority groups, educators in California have the responsibility to support and interrogate...Learn More

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How New Pedagogies are Driving Large-Scale Transformation of Learning

Organization: Consortium for School Networking
Date: January 15, 2014 1:00-2:00 PM EASTERN

Join Michael Fullan, plenary speaker for the 2015 CoSN Annual Conference, in a special webinar that addresses “new pedagogies” that can transform school systems on a broad scale to achieve real gains in deeper learning. The new pedagogies are not just instructional strategies – they are powerful models of teaching and learning...  Learn More
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