Future Ready Videos
KMSD is one of eight Future Ready school districts in the country featured in a set of professional learning resources recently released by the U.S. Department of Education. The resources are designed to expand the capacity of district superintendents and their leadership teams to effectively lead the transition to digital learning.Over the course of 18 months, the Department’s Office of Educational Technology (OET) rigorously evaluated school districts against 27 key policies and practices characteristic of strong Future Ready leadership. As a result of that screening process, OET selected Kettle Moraine as an exemplary Future Ready district.
Last spring, a film crew visited Kettle Moraine to capture stories highlighting policies and practices aligned with four research-based focus areas critical for an effective district transition to digital learning: collaborative leadership, personalized student learning, robust infrastructure, and personalized professional learning. Collectively, these videos constitute a virtual site visit hosted by some of the most forward leaning Future Ready district leaders in the country sharing lessons learned and effective practices with their peers. The videos will serve as a resource for district leaders throughout the country.
The Future Ready Leaders professional learning resources include a rubric based on a systematic review of research and a personalizable playlist of videos for district leaders generated from 50 short, high production quality videos highlighting essential policies and practices for successfully leading the transition to Future Ready schools. See Kettle Moraine’s leadership in action in the following videos:Micro-credentialing for Professional LearningThe Kettle Moraine is at the forefront in the country in developing a system that allows educators to earn micro-credentials. Learn what micro-credentials are, and how they translate into powerful learning for staff, application in the classroom, impact on learners and compensation adjustments.Recharge Ed - Collaborative Unconference ApproachAs students experience personalized learning and collaboration in the Kettle Moraine School District, so do teachers. Learn about a unique model KM teachers have adopted that results in sharing best practices among their peers.
Distributed Leadership in Action
The success of the Kettle Moraine School District is the result of every single staff member’s contributions. It’s not a top-down system. Learn more about our distributed leadership model.
Referendum to Raise Funds for Technology Infrastructure
Kettle Moraine’s technology infrastructure has been dramatically improved thanks to our community’s passage of the 2014 Facilities & Technology Referendum. Here’s a look back at our journey, and acknowledgement of how far we’ve come to enhance our technology for student learning.
Technology Parent Partnership
The Kettle Moraine Technology Parent Partnership started in 2014 at KMMS. Students receive a Chromebook upon entering 6th grade, and parents help us ensure that the student technology ownership is successful.
Learning without Boundaries: Governance
Kettle Moraine’s vision is Learning without Boundaries, where personalized learning for students and staff is essential. Learn how students have voice and choice in their learning, and how the governance structure at KM supports this model.
Learning without Boundaries: Create House
The Create House at Kettle Moraine Middle School was created to offer a personalized learning environment where students drive the learning. Learn more about this innovative learning environment for students.
Personalized Learning as a Partnership
KM has several community partners who help us personalize learning experiences for our students. Learn how our partners offer opportunities that give our students exposure to the community and potential career paths.