First Day at Pathways

This post covers the first day of orientation in the new Pathways Program at Warhill High School, in Williamsburg, VA.  The Warhill High School commons is abuzz with...

Project Pathways and Project Lead the Way

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Si2jEYD3-Bc What do our high school students think about school?  Are they excited? Inspired? Engaged? Or perhaps are they bored? Stressed? Uninterested?  What things are we doing well for...

CILD: Sparking Innovation

Last April, we held a screening of the documentary, Most Likely to Succeed at the School of Education. The opening scene of the film features a parent-teacher conference...

Gamification in Practice – Hornsby Middle School

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWUPqDaF21c Our innovation spotlight today highlights Elizabeth DeBoeser, former student teacher at Hornsby Middle School.   DeBoeser implemented "gamification", the practice of transforming educational material into playable games, in...

Design Thinking Workshop

In the Fall of 2015, the WJCC school district and William and Mary's School of Education, co-hosted a design thinking workshop for K-12 teachers in the WJCC district....