West Seattle High School is developing a program within the school to help struggling students develop the relationships and skills they need to thrive. The Focus program applied ideas from Big Picture Learning schools.
Making with early elementary students is not only possible, but incredibly rewarding. Alice Baggett describes how the maker mindset has helped her students to own a growth mindset while having fun learning.
An outline of practical steps has helped teachers keep students from under represented minority groups in computer science class. Part of the guideline means addressing bias in classwork and helping students feel included.