Awards & Publications
Echo Horizon School is pleased to announce that it has once again been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2013 to 2015 for its exemplary program that leverages cutting-edge technologies and teaching practices in order to prepare students for 21st century success. Echo Horizon was previously recognized as an Apple Distinguished School from 2010-2013.
The Apple Distinguished School designation is reserved for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence, and demonstrate a clear vision of exemplary learning environments. Echo Horizon School has long been on the forefront of integrating cutting-edge technology into the classroom learning environment, in order to nurture literacy, critical thinking, creativity, communication, and collaboration. Each year, the school looks to expand its use of technology in ways that enhance and facilitate teaching and student learning.
The selection of Echo Horizon School as an Apple Distinguished School highlights our success as an innovative and compelling learning environment that engages students and provides tangible evidence of academic accomplishment. “We have created a technologically enriched environment, incorporating laptops, iPads, iPods, video and digital cameras, and SMARTBoards to create a dynamic and engaging learning experience, said Director of Technology & Director of Curriculum Elaine Wrenn. “We equip our students with a wide range of technology tools and provide them with experiences that give them the confidence and the skills to apply them in a variety of different situations and take their learning even further.”