El Paso ISD has placed a priority on ensuring students are prepared for their futures. Providing Active Learning experiences for El Paso students will empower them to innovate, engage in the community, and drive the local economy.
El Paso ISD partnered with engage2learn in 2015 on an initiative to provide engaging learning experiences and grow Future Ready students. In an effort to bring all initiatives into one student-centered way of learning, engage2learn facilitated the team of El Paso leaders as they designed the EPISD Active Learning Framework. Through these learning experiences, students of all learning styles will have opportunities to think creatively and collaborate as they design solutions to real problems.
The Active Learning Framework will be rolled out responsibly in cohorts over the next five years. The initial cohort of 500 implementing teachers across 67 campuses, Team 2020 Platinum, was trained in the summer of 2016 and are well on their way to growing the culture of active learning in El Paso ISD. To support the initiative, engage2learn is providing training and coaching to teachers, Active Learning Leaders, Instructional Technology Specialists, and campus principals.