Shelby County Schools’ ‘blended learning’ pilot program nears the end of its first school year with personalized computer instruction, high hopes for student testing, and a major new funding source.
The switch to integrated math is now complete at Putnam County Schools, which is pioneering the approach in Tennessee as more districts consider a new way of doing math.
The practice of teachers observing teachers is part of the Teacher Peer Excellence Group, or TPEG, now in its second year at the school in Collierville, a community of 44,000 people near Memphis.
Memphis Rise Academy and several other schools in the city started the year a week late — but with ties already built between parents and teachers that school leaders say should make communication during the rest of the year more effective.
Sharpe’s summer program is one of about 30 summer enrichment, intervention, or speciality camps that Shelby County Schools are running this summer.