Modoc County Office of Education

Children are the highest priority of the Modoc County Office of Education. 

Our professional staff will act to ensure that all children are prepared to learn and all students receive exceptional instruction in a safe and conducive learning environment.

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  • 98-year-old Chalkboard Drawings Discovered in Oklahoma School

    Sometime in 1917, probably in November, Emerson High School in Oklahoma City got new chalkboards. Apparently they installed them right overtop the old chalkboards, which were only discovered this past week as chalkboards are now being replaced with whiteboards. <-- think about that...they are finally getting whiteboards in 2015!

    The short article is HERE.
    Posted Jun 11, 2015, 9:45 AM by Gary Jones
  • Better Together: California Teachers Summit

    Posted Jun 5, 2015, 1:06 PM by Gary Jones
  • The Challenge Of Personalizing Learning In Real-Time

    The conversation on the need to use student achievement data in education is fast-tracking its importance in today’s classrooms. But with so much data now directed at school leaders, teachers and students – how do you make sense of it all?

    First and foremost, it is imperative that every data point has a face – it is not about the number but about students and their performance. Student data can only be useful if the right environment is created with procedures that create conversations where data is informative, useful and put into practice. For students to grow and for teachers to personalize instruction – data must constantly be formative and meaningful.

    Read article HERE.
    Posted May 22, 2015, 3:36 PM by Gary Jones
  • New research suggests cellphones should be banned in classrooms

    Earlier this week, researchers from Louisiana State University and the University of Texas found that when schools implemented a cellphone ban across campus, student test scores increased by as much as 6 percent.

    “We found that the impact of banning phones for these students equivalent to an additional hour a week in school, or to increasing the school year by five days,” said the authors of the study, as reported by The Conversation.

    Read full article HERE.
    Posted May 15, 2015, 10:57 AM by Gary Jones
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