Spotlight Story

11/21/2014

As baby boomers retire and school enrollment steadily increases, more districts are searching internationally to find candidates for difficult-to-fill math and science positions. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that districts will need to hire nearly half a million teachers by the end of the decade.

From DA

Karner Blue Education Center's indoor playground gives students movement breaks and time to work on motor skills, particularly for long Minnesota winters when students are stuck indoors.
11/20/2014
Alison DeNisco
Karner Blue Education Center built using design strategies from hospitals and mental health facilities
Scott McLeod is the author of the popular “Dangerously Irrelevant” blog.
11/19/2014
Tim Goral
Schools—and teaching—must change to compete in a knowledge economy
11/18/2014
Alison DeNisco
But they continue to trail their white peers in many areas of academic success
A media specialist in the Cherry Hills Christian Schools in Colorado helps a student with a lesson. The district combined an MDM solution with district-owned iPads for student learning.
11/17/2014
Katie Kilfoyle Remis
Software allows districts to manage and secure a wide range of tablets and other devices

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