Report from US New (http://www.usnews.com/best-high-schools/rankings/most-connected) Computers, wireless Internet, interactive digital workspaces, technical support staff, and high online engagement are keys to building a connected classroom. We surveyed schools from our 2009 Best High Schools rankings to gauge their connectivity. Of the 301 that responded, the following are the Most Connected Classrooms.
Note Huntsville Alabama in the mix. Huntsville City Schools has been working hard to be the leader in technology in the classroom.
On the lighter side, no pun intended.
The Pinnacle Schools recently helped sponsor a community Kite Festival at John Hunt Park in Huntsville, AL. Hosts of the inaugural event were the city of Huntsville and AshaKiran, a non-profit agency that works to create a harmonious community and provide to those in need. Hundreds attended the free event and joined 50 diverse organizations from throughout the city to promote awareness of social issues, cultural diversity and inclusiveness for a just world. The theme, “Soar for Social Justice,” was by all accounts a success from the breezy weather, the exhibitors, the public turnout and of course the colorful kites filling the beautiful blue sky. Continue reading