This year, APS will use a standards-based approach to grading and reporting at 11 elementary schools. This new form of reporting will include more detailed information about the knowledge and skills students are learning. Find out more about it in this post.
Congratulations, Abingdon! Our school has earned the 2019 Board of Education Continuous Improvement Award! To earn the Board of Education Continuous Achievement Award, a school must earn a state accreditation rating of Accredited or Accredited with Conditions and meet at least one of the following benchmarks for improved performance on accreditation-related school quality indicators:· A cumulative […]
Congratulations, Abingdon! Abingdon, Hoffman-Boston and Drew elementary schools and Kenmore Middle School will receive Amazon Future Engineer Robotics Grants to inspire the next generation of computer scientists. A total of 100 schools nationwide will receive support to launch FIRST robotics teams. The support includes teacher professional development to learn about robotics, $10,000 from Amazon to expand access to […]
This week’s Snapshots highlights Abingdon’s mindfulness initiative. The story provides a powerful example of how APS applies mindfulness to teaching and learning to help students improve their social and emotional development as well as their cognitive development. To learn more about mindfulness and how it helps students and teachers, download episode 16 of the What’s […]
Abingdon’s innovative use of technology integration spread throughout the district this summer as teachers from all over the county participated in blended learning professional development opportunities and modeled technology instruction.