Margaret’s Story

November 11, 2020

Learn how Margaret is making online learning fun for her youngest science students.

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Justin’s Story

November 10, 2020

Learn how Justin is establishing the level of trust essential to effectively teaching online health education classes.

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November 10, 2020

Meet four teachers who recently participated in MERIT20, KCI’s premier professional learning program. Find out how it has benefitted their students during this challenging year and provided valuable methods and tools for years to come.

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MERIT Participants

The New MERIT Program 2.0

October 10, 2019

The MERIT program launched with a new name this year: Making Education Relevant through Innovative Teaching. A total of 42 educators from all over the Bay Area, California, and beyond…

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MERIT 2018 Update & 2016 Retrospective

October 1, 2018

The MERIT program continued to shine this July as 44 educators started the 2018 program, a 10-month journey to transform their teaching. They represent districts from across the Bay Area…

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MERIT: There’s Never Been a Better Time to Strengthen Teachers’ Technology Skills

May 15, 2018

Applications are in for the MERIT 2018 cohort, and the instructional team, along with MERIT graduates, are blind scoring the forms to ensure that a top-notch, energetic cohort of 45-50…

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MERIT 2017 Challenges Teachers to Promote Student Creativity

September 13, 2017

On July 5th, 44 teachers from across the Bay Area gathered at the KCI to begin the two-week, intensive MERIT Summer Institute. Over one hundred educators applied for the program,…

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Program Director Sets New Course in Making Education Relevant & Interactive through Technology

March 28, 2017

MERIT 2017 is gearing up to be another great opportunity for 50 Bay Area teachers. The cohort has been selected, and planning is well underway for the May start of…

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