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Summer SLAM

Effective Tuesday, July 16, all Summer SLAM classes and programs will be moved from Olson Middle School to Jefferson High School for the remainder of the summer schedule. For those who are registered, Extended Care will also be moved to Jefferson.

Jefferson is located two blocks east of Olson at 4001 W. 102nd St. Please enter through Door #1, the school’s main entrance.

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Next Technologies for Learning

Next Technologies for Learning (NTL) is a plan for the next innovative technologies that will impact learning. The goal of NTL is to personalize learning for students to support their pathway to career and college readiness. The first phase of this work has largely focused on building a foundation of digital content, tools, literacy, wireless infrastructure and the capacity in staff and students to leverage these tools and resources. These stepping stones allow Bloomington to continue to grow and systematize the best practices we are already using.

Click here for stories about what NTL looks like in our classrooms.

Timeline: Introduction of Personal Learning Devices

2013-14: 6th grade
2014-15: 6th-8th grade
2015-16: 6th-12th grade
2016-17: 3rd-12th grade + PK-2nd grade at a 1:3 ratio


NTL includes three main areas of focus to comprehensively move our students into learning environments that help prepare them to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Click here for a list of frequently asked questions about Next Technologies for Learning.
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