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

It's a familiar refrain in American education: African-American children score lower on standardized tests, graduate high school at lower rates, and are considerably more likely to be suspended or expelled than the general population.

11/1/2010

When President Obama first signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, he took much criticism for spending more money—$787 billion more—when the nation was reeling from decades-old debt, a more than 9 percent unemployment rate and a mortgage crisis.

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?

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