SVVSD wins International Society for Technology in Education recognition

June 6, 2019, 10:08am  |  St Vrain Valley School DistrictBy Amy Bounds, Daily Camera The International Society for Technology in Education chose St. Vrain Valley as one of three school districts of distinction for 2019. The award recognizes school districts that “demonstrate effectiveness and innovation in the application of educational technology, ensure equitable, accessible and appropriate technology use
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Students learn collaboration, teamwork at SVVSD robotics tournament

Sitting along with her team and the robot they built, Quinn Johnson, a fifth-grader from Prairie Ridge Elementary, said she learned some things during the construction process. “Teamwork and patience,” she said. Johnson’s team — dubbed Build to the Future — didn’t build the robot just for fun, though. They built it to compete in
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SVVSD digital specialist named an ’emerging ed tech leader

April 9, 2019, 10:36am  |  St Vrain Valley School DistrictBy Amy Bounds, Daily Camera Toni Hoehn’s efforts to educate students and teachers about digital privacy helped her win recognition as an emerging leader in education technology. Hoehn, a digital curriculum support specialist in the St. Vrain Valley School District, was one of five female educators nationwide named
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St. Vrain Valley shines as model of innovative curriculum done right

Patty Quinones doesn’t want to know what kids want to be when they grow up, but instead what problems they want to solve in their lifetimes. “We want kids to be very, very prepared for their futures,” said Quinones, the St. Vrain Valley School District’s assistant superintendent of innovation. She spoke Thursday at Discovery Education’s
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Longmont Estates teacher named finalist for state Teacher of the Year

Longmont Estates Elementary fifth-grade teacher Katie Goldsberry said school was always a magical place for her as a student, prompting her to want to create the same magic for the next generation. “The more you learn, you become open minded,” she said. “You become a citizen of not just your community and your state, but your
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