Woodcrest JHS Named Microsoft Showcase School Two Years in a Row
As a change maker in education, Microsoft Showcase Schools recognize and engage the need for educational transformation that includes vision and innovation in teaching, learning and assessment, computational and critical thinking, creativity and collaboration, and a willingness to promote a growth mindset among educators and students.
US Microsoft Showcase Schools are high point "centers of excellence" as end-to-end Microsoft schools who choose and use solutions consistently to enhance personalized learning. Windows 10, Surface, O365 and other hero solutions are featured and leveraged to drive transformation to improved learning outcomes. US Showcase School selection is an annual process from April 15 through July 15.
Every 8th grade student at Woodcrest JHS will be equipped with a Win10 device to use in the 2019-2020 school year. Seventh grade students will see a roll out of 1:1 Win10 devices during the 20120-2021 school year putting Woodcrest on the "cutting edge of instruction" in Chino Valley and providing outlasting opportunities of growth for students and staff.