Teachers and School
CSUSA Schools involved: 20 schools
CSUSA States impacted: FL, GA, IN, and NC
Increase student engagement in the classroom
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20 CSUSA schools were effectively trained by SMART’s Efficacy and Implementation Team and Advocacy Team.
“This SMART training was not only beneficial for the attendees, but for all of our teachers across the nation. The creation of model SMART Notebook files have been transformed into model lessons, with which our teachers can utilize to truly plan for engaging instruction. The facilitators were knowledgeable, provided interactive opportunities for the participants, and customized the training to meet the needs for our curricular and instructional goals as a network. We look forward to seeing our students interact with the technology our schools have invested in through meaningful, standardsbased learning opportunities.”
Jessica Granino, Senior Manager of Curriculum and Instruction
To empower Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) attendees to become effective developers of standards-aligned SMART Lesson content, that would increase student engagement in the classroom.
CSUSA chose to work with SMART’s Efficacy & Implementation (E&I) Team, and Advocacy Team, to help lead their master teachers in a 2-day content creation workshop event.
Collaboration Goals: To collaborate, and create a robust 2-day content creation workshop event that would ensure that CSUSA attendees could:
Workshop Goals: CSUSA and SMART designed and developed an innovative “Get SMART with Content Creation” workshop event that would ensure that their attendees could:
Workshop Details: Hosted in-person in Fort Lauderdale, FL with 20 attendees, this collaborative “Get SMART with Content Creation” workshop event was simultaneously broadcast live to 10 additional schools. It was recorded to provide on-demand “just-in-time” learning for any CSUSA school that was not able to participate live:
20 CSUSA schools were effectively trained by SMART’s E&I and Advocacy Team.
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