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Apr 2016

Career Day 2.0

2016-04-28T10:35:32+00:00 April 28th, 2016|weLearn news|

Just as pounding the pavement to look for jobs has largely been replaced by online applications and LinkedIn, so too have career explorations been updated. Technology now factors into the learning process as early as elementary school.

Jun 2015

National educational spotlight shines on Vancouver Public Schools

2017-01-04T09:12:05+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Vision timeline, weLearn news|

In April, 150 education leaders from across the nation converged in Vancouver to learn about the district’s weLearn 1:1 technology initiative. The conference, hosted by the nonprofit Digital Promise’s elite League of Innovative Schools, featured conversations with Vancouver Public Schools leaders and opportunities to see firsthand evidence of student engagement and teacher empowerment stemming from [...]

May 2015

U.S. Department of Education selects Vancouver Public Schools to tell digital transformation story

2017-01-04T09:12:13+00:00 May 18th, 2015|Vision timeline, weLearn news|

Discovery Middle School teacher Patrick Mahaney is interviewed for the U.S. Department of Education video project. "I am writing to inform you that the U.S. Department of Education selected your district to serve as one of nine district finalists who will highlight the role leaders play in leveraging technology to create transformational [...]

May 2015

Teacher librarians: Mavens in a digital age

2015-05-04T15:44:46+00:00 May 4th, 2015|weLearn news|

Original source: School Administrator, May 2015 As many school districts across the country have slashed library programs, Vancouver Public Schools has written a different narrative, giving its school librarians re-imagined roles. In this cover story, Superintendent Steve Webb and Director of Instructional Technology and Library Services Mark Ray explain how teacher librarians are leading the digital [...]