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Model Overview

Program Overview

2012
Year Launched
K - 6
Blended Grades
512
Enrolled

Implementation Q & A

When you first implemented blended learning, why did you choose that particular model? (has your model changed? why?)


Our Station Rotation model has in large part been a product of our partnership with Khan Academy-letting students work online with teacher intervention felt reasonable to implement within a Rotation model.

What was one of your biggest challenges when going blended, and how did you overcome it?


Our biggest challenge has been framed almost exclusively by the EdTech itself. When we began working with Khan Academy, the product wasn't as good as it is today, so we lost a lot of teacher buy-in when working with a challenging tool. Though it has improved measureably, we now have challenges with aligining the learning with assessment, grades, and data management, as well as ensuring we have the best content for both math and English language arts. We are still working through these challenges.

What's the one piece of advice you'd give to emerging blended-learning programs?


Having a strong digital data tool is key. We haven't been consistent with our data approach and are still trying to figure that piece out.

Program Focus

General

Blended Subjects

Math

School Overview

Covington School is one of seven elementary schools in the Los Altos School District. The school is located near the downtown area of Los Altos, just north of Foothill Expressway and east of El Monte Road. It was reopened as an elementary school in 2003 after a major campus renovation.

Ratings Source: GreatSchools

Community Rating

GreatSchools Rating

10

out of 10

School Contact

Contact: Kami Thordarson

Address:
Covington Elementary School
205 Covington Rd
Los Altos, California
94024
United States

Telephone: (650)-947-1100

Covington Elementary School's Website

Demographics

512
Total Students
1%
FRL
--
ELL

Student Ethnicity

State Test Scores Source: GreatSchools

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Blended Program Launched 2012