Tag: Wilburton Elementary

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The women of Wilburton Elementary are reinventing STEM for K-5

Wilburton Elementary is a state-of-the-art school being built from the ground up, following the guidance of the Microsoft Education Transformation Framework, in a collaborative effort between the Bellevue School District (BSD) and Microsoft. Follow Wilburton’s progress as it happens, from breaking ground, to hiring, to becoming a true 21st century learning community when... Read more

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Wilburton Elementary: Professional development and the art of vulnerability

Wilburton Elementary is a state-of-the-art school being built from the ground up, following the guidance of the Microsoft Education Transformation Framework, in a collaborative effort between the Bellevue School District (BSD) and Microsoft. Follow Wilburton’s progress as it happens, from breaking ground, to hiring, to becoming a true 21st century learning community when it... Read more

Wilburton Elementary Principal Beth Hamilton sitting at a table with students.

Wilburton Elementary: Staffing from scratch

Wilburton Elementary is a state-of-the-art school being built from the ground up, following the guidance of the Microsoft Education Transformation Framework, and is a collaborative effort between the Bellevue School District (BSD) and Microsoft. Follow Wilburton’s progress as it happens, from breaking ground to becoming a true 21st century learning community when it opens... Read more

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Wilburton Elementary: A new community breaks ground on creativity

In August, we shared the story of Wilburton Elementary in Bellevue, Washington. The state-of-the-art school is being built from the ground up, following the guidance of the Microsoft Education Transformation Framework, in a collaborative effort between the Bellevue School District (BSD) and Microsoft. Each month, we’ll share Wilburton’s progress on this journey from plan,... Read more

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Building for innovative learning: A new elementary school takes shape

What if you were given the chance to begin a brand-new school, one that hadn’t even been designed yet? Where would you begin? Beth Hamilton, soon-to-be principal of just such a school, has made it her life’s work and a longtime dream to turn that what-if into an accomplishment for her community. In the fall of 2018, when Wilburton Elementary in Bellevue, Washington... Read more