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Thomas Jefferson High School Implements Personal Learning Time

This article first appeared on TribLive, by Trib Total Media | Written by Stephanie Hacke | September 26, 2019

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Image credit: Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review

Tranquil music echoes through the main hallway of Thomas Jefferson High School’s athletic wing during the middle of the school day.

Roughly 20 students lay on the turf floor, bending and stretching in meditative yoga poses.

In the gymnasium next door, it’s much louder, as students compete in a competitive game of bat ball.

While all of this occurs, a line of students step up inside the adjacent auxiliary gym and fire their bows in a new archery group forming at the school.

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Ridgewood freshmen to set class times under new flex schedule

Ridgewood High School freshmen will design their own weekly class schedules this fall under a new flex schedule program to begin in about six weeks, said Principal Chris Uhle.

Flextime Manager functions through the students’ school-issued iPads and gives students an opportunity to design weekly schedules, with the help of an adviser, based on their individualized academic needs. Read More

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e-hallpassClass Now Available in Clever App Library

e-hallpassClass, a single-classroom-use version of e-hallpass, has now been made available through the Clever App Library.  This version of e-hallpass is free for individual teacher use in their own classrooms. Although it does not have all the features of the full version of e-hallpass, it allows teachers to take a step into the digital age to improve classroom management and safety.

See the post by Yovana Becher on the Clever blog for more information.
You can also review our installation guide to install the app and also the brief user guide to help you get started today.  Or if your school is interested in a free pilot of the full version of e-hallpass, contact us today for more information!

Citrus High SchoolCitrus High School will be featured on PBS for its innovative use of digital hall pass technology. The school’s 1:1 device initiative makes the new digital hall pass system a natural fit. The digital hall pass tool promotes student accountability and streamlined classroom management with fewer interruptions, and provides the school with increased safety and security as well as proactive intervention for potential behavioral issues.You can view the TV special online here, or to learn more about this security tool, e-hallpass, contact Eduspire Solutions for a free pilot.
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BPHS to initiate the use of electronic hall passes

hawk eye ehpe-hallpass, by Eduspire Solutions, is now available through the Clever app library and can be used as an instant hall pass via mobile device or Chromebook.
Bethel Park High School in Pennsylvania will begin their trial run on Monday, 4/22, as indicated by Stephanie Kroll’s article in the school paper, the Hawk Eye.