Articles: DA Archive

3/1/2011

In August 2010, more than 150 education leaders and experts met in Boston for a two-day discussion on personalized learning.

3/1/2011

Having been raised in Maine and worked there for many years, I am sure I experienced snowier, icier, colder winters. I just can’t remember one. This winter has tried the souls of most superintendents.

2/1/2011

Odds are that your district already has some aspects of tomorrow’s school library, as today’s culture increasingly relies upon digital media.

2/1/2011

Some advice from ELL leaders in the Kent (Wash.) School District and Washington County (Md.) Public Schools:

2/1/2011

Diane Lewis has a loving nickname around Seminole County Public Schools.

2/1/2011

When administrators in the 33,000-student Keller (Texas) Independent School District needed to build a new middle school to support the district’s rapid growth, they saw a unique opportunity.

1/1/2011

Educators, school safety experts and anti-bullying advocates typically agree that bullying is a serious issue. They also agree that anti-bullying strategies should be an integral component of a school’s safety plan.

1/1/2011

Parents who are newly arrived in the United States need family engagement programs more than anyone, say activists on their behalf, who are not certain the Blueprint for Reform put forth by the Obama administration accounts for those concerns adequately.

11/1/2010

The responsibilities of the modern school superintendent may already seem boundless, from making the most of shrinking budgets, to working 21st-century skills into the K12 curriculum, to meeting the escalating standards of NCLB testing.

11/1/2010

Last June at its annual conference, the International Society of Technology in Education launched ISTE Learning (www.istelearning.org), its own initiative to increase the impact of educational technology in school

11/1/2010

A new application for touchscreen devices is intended to give learners a physical sense of fractions and the number line. But how does Motion Math, the startup company that developed this application, polish and perfect its product for its target audience?

11/1/2010

Stop talking about the past! There were 18,628 words in the 12 articles in The New York Times Magazine's 2010 education issue. Of the 12 articles, only one 465- word sidebar used the words "mobile phone," "cell phone" or "smartphone"—13 times.

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