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The Birth of a Movement

October 7, 2021

My Broadcast teacher sent out a flier for the C-SPAN Student Cam contest and I decided to create a 6-minute documentary entry about the positive and negative effects of social media on teens and tweens entitled “Power to Save a Life.”

Student Media Collaboration

This is Our Journey, Our Story

September 30, 2021

In Spring 2020, my students and I began this documentary project as the culminating assignment for my sophomore, juniors, and seniors in their Multimedia II course at Mt. Pleasant High School, and the outcome was that students felt empowered.

magnifier on KCI Building (symbolizing retrospective)

2020-2021: A Retrospective Take on KCI’s Instructional Impact

September 17, 2021

Our annual fundraising season is upon us, and we are excited to share a retrospective look at the 2020-2021 school year.

KCI Health and Wellness

Making Mental Health a Priority

July 28, 2021

KCI joined the Center for Educational Innovation in Paso Robles, CA to spend a few days connecting with school leaders as they carved out time for their own mental health and wellness.

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How 3D Printers Transform Learning

July 9, 2021

The pandemic struck just as a pile of 3D printers arrived. Learn how educator Jesus Huerta and KCI turned them into a unique opportunity to engage and inspire his students.

Let the Creativity Flow! students collaborating

KCI Core Principles in Action: Creativity

June 25, 2021

KCI works endlessly to stay connected to the most cutting edge efforts and research in the area of ideation. Together with our partners and community members, we embody the power of creativity for all learners.

Re:Skill, a KCI Partnership

Re:Skill — A Workforce Partnership

May 27, 2021

Intended to help workers who have been displaced due to the upheavals of the COVID-19 pandemic, Re:Skill provides essential workplace technology skills to adults through a free non-credit course

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What does IMPACT mean?

February 16, 2021

At the forefront of educational change, IMPACT focuses on positive shifts that have occurred during the pandemic and cultivates transformations that improve teaching and learning, even when we mostly return to in-person instruction.


Creating Certainty in a Time of Uncertainty

December 22, 2020

COVID-19 provided a new challenge that has and will change the way we look at education moving forward. When change seems to be happening at a pace too rapid to catch up, many of us are fearful of what tomorrow, next week, or next fall will bring. To feel more grounded, consider these three lessons.


How do you start planning for the classroom in 2021?

December 7, 2020

KCI has created a Distance Learning Adventure Bootcamp eWorkbook Series to help educators, schools, and districts adapt to the future of learning. In Part 1, we explore the question: How can we prepare for the flexible future of K-12 education?