What is the New Tech Network?
The New Tech Network is a non-profit organization that helps high school students gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in life, college, and the careers of tomorrow. We work nationwide with schools, districts, and communities to provide services and support that enable schools to implement innovative high schools that promote deeper learning.
New Tech and College Readiness
How is New Tech related to nex+Gen Academy?
New Tech provides our school and its staff with valuable services (Echo, Google Apps) and support (professional development, our own coach, and an international network of New Tech educators) as we further develop our program and our school culture using their innovative model as a foundation.
What is the "New Tech" model?
Project-based "deeper" learning + integrated technology + a collaborative school culture = success
- The instructional approach is project or problem-based, meaning it is shared, creative, and contextual. You can learn more about project-based learning HERE.
- Integrated technology means technology tools are used to enhance learning and communication.
- Trust, respect, and responsibility are cornerstones of a New Tech school's culture.
Here's a New Tech alumni talking about New Tech's history and the impact her school's had on her life.
And finally, here's a video that the first-ever New Tech school (New Tech High in Napa) made to welcome our first Australian school to the New Tech family. It gives you a good sense of the New Tech spirit that permeates the "culture" a New Tech school: