The Social Institute’s story is often best told through the lens of our wide-ranging, diverse group of partners. We remain committed to serving every community’s specific needs. Our team works with each school to develop a custom, sustainable plan that works for them. These case studies explore how TSI adapts to help every partner – from the largest independent schools in the urban areas to small public middle schools in rural communities – fuel their students’ health, happiness, and future success.

Oakland Catholic High School Case study Download Now

How Oakland Catholic High School is empowering students through proactive social media education

Oakland Catholic High School, with 500 students in 9th through 12th grade, is the largest all-girls Catholic high school in Western Pennsylvania. The school integrates a rigorous academic program within a faith-based, value-focused community to provide students with the challenges and support necessary to become competent, ethical, global leaders of tomorrow. By incorporating current affairs, technology, and worldviews into its curriculum, programs, mission trips, and strategic plan, OCHS inspires its students to action. This case study explores how OCHS utilizes The Social Institute’s modern approach to whole-student development to promote positive social media and technology use.

The Epstein School Case Study Download Now

How The Epstein School equips students to use tech for good

The Epstein School is an independent Jewish day school serving 450 students in early childhood program through eighth grade, located in Sandy Springs, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. The school offers integrated, dual-language learning that cultivates lifelong skills, inspires Jewish identity, and nurtures curiosity, critical thinking, and creativity. At Epstein, innovation is a core philosophy. All students participate in J-STEAM activities – a blend of Judaic Studies with science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics – which brings Jewish values and texts into the 21st century. This case study explores how The Epstein School scaled SEL to include social media and tech education, while simultaneously lightening teacher workload.

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How the Juneau School District Scaled Social Media and Tech Education District-wide

The Juneau School District (JSD) is home to approximately 4,600 public school students. It is the fifth largest district in the state of Alaska, and one in five of the district’s students are of Alaska Native heritage. JSD’s mission is to provide each student with meaningful, relevant, and rigorous learning experiences in order to graduate diverse, engaged citizens ready for a changing world. This case study explores how Juneau School District scaled social media and tech education district-wide to support academic success to strengthen student engagement and school culture.

The Frederick Gunn School Case Study Download Now

How The Frederick Gunn School Empowers Boarding Students to Use Technology “Wisely and Well”

Founded in 1850 by abolitionist, educator, and outdoorsman Frederick Gunn, The Frederick Gunn School is a coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school located in western Connecticut. In addition to the habits and skills students will need in college and life beyond, the school teaches students to follow Mr. Gunn’s example: to cultivate wisdom, to be trailblazers, to act with conviction, and to value character as highly as intellect and achievement.