ISTE 2016 Distinguished School District Award

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ISTE 2016 Distinguished School District Award
Mountain Brook Schools   

Honored for innovation and equitable and appropriate technology use for all students in a school system with the goal of increasing learning opportunities and improving achievement, the Mountain Brook Schools created the Institute for Innovation to focus on empowering teachers and students to live with a growth mindset and problem solve through play, passion and purpose. As a facet of the Metamorphosis Project, and through the support of the Mountain Brook Schools Foundation, the Institute for Innovation facilitates a focus on educational transformation. Ideas stemming from the Institute for Innovation for 2015-2016 include a 3D design and technology maker room pilot; a virtual world using multiple data projectors and gaming technologies; a flipped learning kit using the Double Flip and Enrichment for All; and an investigating program for students. All of these pilots can be replicated and grow in the coming years. The Institute plans to select and fund more pilots each year, providing continued innovation and learning growth year after year.

Award