While schools made a quick shift to remote learning over the last year, the focus has not been on security, as we saw with zoombombing early on. The need to emphasize cybersecurity in education is slowly changing as international hacking incidents continue to be uncovered. But as the progress is slow, the question remains how […]
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View this post on Instagram It’s Monday and we’re starting Week 3 of remote learning. Roads and streets are seeming fairly empty as social distancing is working to flatten the curve during this global pandemic. Robert Frost wrote a poem called, The Road Not Taken. What does it mean to you to take a road […]
UPDATE: 1:40 p.m. PT, March 23, 2020 The coronavirus has quickly spread globally, affecting communities in all areas. Renton Prep Christian School values the safety of our students and the surrounding community. Already, the virus has affected many in the Renton area, causing us to take serious measures to stop the pandemic from spreading further. […]
Renton Prep’s students expand their horizons with academic and extracurricular experiences. As a reward for our involvement in the last two years, our students were invited to be a part of the WE Day Live Studio audience for international broadcast! This WE Day event is special for participants around the globe. To attend, students must […]
One of our missions at Renton Prep is to make sure that we prepare all students to pursue their future as soon as they graduate. Therefore, by creating an all-inclusive, Christ-centered, and technology driven environment, our students gain knowledge, experiences, and lasting relationships with their peers. In the last decade, we’ve heard numerous stories of […]
Incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) in the classroom is an integral part of the education we provide at Renton Prep. Our school is invested in preparing young people for a future that includes AI. We do that by guiding students to understand who they are as people and showing them why societies, cultures, and traditions are […]
At Renton Prep Christian School, our goals go far beyond how we can help students now. We strive to influence superior work ethic and responsibility in our future leaders. In fact, one of our former students, Alex Harrington, has gotten back to us about new and exciting things happening in his life. We are thankful […]
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an influence on everyday life. In fact, AI and other advancing technologies are leading towards efficiency in health services, safety, and productivity. Thus, we can expect society to benefit significantly from AI, as it assists people to work better and do more. So, with the following AI resources, students and […]
One way or another, digital transformation is making its way into our lives. For the future’s sake, it’s substantial to expose students to the skills that are needed to succeed in the workplace. With digital transformation, people are learning how to augment the skills that are necessary to advance innovation. As Renton Prep is a […]
In recent years, Microsoft has expanded its efforts to help teachers utilize technology to connect with students. As part of that mission, the company recently launched its innovative Microsoft Flagship School Program, forging partnerships with 17 schools worldwide. Renton Prep is thrilled to be included among this prestigious group of institutions. What the Flagship School Program […]
School is one of the most important components of a child’s life. Not only is it the place where they obtain an education, but also the place where they develop social skills. And choosing the right institution for a child is crucial to their educational experience. We know that while parents decide what is the […]
Many of us realize that education is the golden ticket, improving society as a whole while helping individuals perform at their highest levels. Still, that doesn’t mean we all agree on what type of education is best. While some proponents of higher education stress the importance of a liberal arts degree, others argue that a […]
Kiro 7 News featured our Amazing Grace campus this week! Susan Thompson and her 2nd-grade students were part of a segment on the use of the Microsoft Immersive Reader. This free add-on tool for Microsoft Word has allowed our students to take huge strides in reading efficiency. This technological innovation has enabled our teachers to […]
At Renton Prep, we’re passionate about teaching students in a technology-enabled, Christ-centered environment. However, that doesn’t mean STEM subjects are the only ones that matter to our team of educators. We are committed to turning young people into well-rounded, happy adults. That’s why we enthusiastically encourage students to take part in a wide range of extracurricular […]
Renton Prep students once again represented our school well at the Northwest Council for Computer Education conference, held this year in Seattle. At NCCE 2018, students and faculty members, presented and volunteered, making this Renton Prep’s 8th consecutive year at the annual conference. Like every year, our students learned so much from the experience. Learning Something New “This […]
You’ve probably heard the acronym STEM or STEAM recently, and you might be wondering what it means. More emphasis has been placed on STEM/STEAM learning in the classroom over the past few years. The argument is that incorporating all disciplines into a lesson will enable students to have a more well-rounded view of the subject […]
Blended Learning is defined several ways. It can be combining multiple subjects together; it can also be combining experience-based learning with more traditional instruction. Additionally, blended learning can combine online components with technology. At Renton Prep, we teach our students in a blended learning format. We encourage them to use many different academic subjects throughout […]
This January, Renton Prep students and faculty attended and presented at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC 2018). Our student presenters, ranging in age from 8 to 15 years old, presented to educators and other students from around the country. Their presentations covered topics like Paint 3D and HoloLens. They also discussed portfolios, and […]
At Renton Prep, we are constantly seeking new ways to bring education to life for our students. As educators, we know that making subjects relatable and practical for our students furthers their understanding. It also provides perspective they wouldn’t normally experience. One of our partners, Microsoft, has made this immersive education experience easier with HoloLens. […]