Mineola Union Free School District
Number of Students
Free and Reduced Lunch
Students with Access to High Speed Broadband
K-12 Students with Access to a Personal School-provided Device (1:1)
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Developing Roble Media learning videos: Mineola Union Free School District leaders, including the school superintendent, create dynamic and engaging education videos to teach key concepts, allowing students to reinforce content outside of school hours.
Creating an independent learning platform: In September of 2015, Mineola launched a partnership with KidOYO (own your own), an online platform that designs and monitors mini-lessons and challenges in all coding languages. Students can work independently and pace themselves to master coding languages.
Developing student electronic badges around Habits of Mind: Mineola aims to capture the full development of the student in both academic achievement and social and emotional growth. The district has developed electronic badges around the Habits of Mind, a set of 16 problem-solving, life-related skills, identified by researchers as necessary to effectively operate in society and promote strategic reasoning.
Showcasing authentic student work portfolios: Mineola partnered with School 4 One to develop a personalized platform where students can upload their work, allowing students and parents to track progress on individual standards. The finished product helps eliminate the ambiguity of standards-based grading by allowing parents and students to see their own work organized by standard and, more importantly, track whether they are growing in that standard.
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