Innovative Clarkstown Central School District helps Google create its latest product – Classroom

Challenge

Working with cumbersome and expensive programs and equipment overwhelmed the educators of the Clarkstown Central School District. The Instructional Technology team and their colleagues needed a simple and easy-to-use solution for their classroom management.

'Teachers are able to assign work to their students in a flash, thereby maximising student learning in the classroom.'

Paul Lepore, 8th grade Social Studies, Felix Festa Middle School

Solution

After using Google Classroom for a few months, educators and the IT team pointed to two main benefits: increased student engagement and improved organisation for the classroom. Google Classroom kept its students' assignments organised and provided much-needed collaboration tools and applications that were easy to use and distribute.

Organisation Profile

Clarkstown Central School District (CCSD) serves approximately 8,600 students in southern New York, USA. Clarkstown prides itself on fostering a small school climate, community involvement and a focus on the individual. The district has ten elementary schools, one middle school, two high schools and one K-12 alternative education centre. The district offers innovative programmes to its students through web-based technology, and was one of the first to adopt G Suite for Education as well as many other innovative tools. Even in times of tight budgets, the district finds ways to get the right tools for its staff and students.

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