Articles: DA Archive

Play Well, Learn Better

Stockton (Calif.) Unified School District promotes healthy recess activities to reduce chaos on the school yard and ultimately in the classroom.

School Safety Takes a Back Seat

School districts across the nation are making budget cuts in a previously taboo area—safety.

Motivation Is Key to New Kind of Virtual Learning

A small pilot study using Skype in K12 districts finds that that student motivation is the best indicator of success for this new type of virtual learning.

Enhancing Open Source Technology

A new partnership between Dell and Moodlerooms brings cloud computing, software and open source technology together in the classroom.

STEM Education Can Help Prevent the Next Disaster

The gulf drilling explosion on the Deepwater Horizon caused an unprecedented disaster. The most sustainable and forward-thinking answer to prevent the next disaster may lie in education.

Redefining Online Learning Standards for Athletes

On August 1st, the National Collegiate Athletic Association put into effect new standards for online courses high school athletes may take.

Special Report: States of Debate: The Golden State Loses Its Luster

After having a rich and unique history as an education leader, California starts to crumble under fiscal uncertainty. The third in a three state series.

What Will Move the Needle?

Only one technology has the potential to make an authentic impact on student achievement.

New Products

The latest in hardware, software, books and materials, facilities and the Internet.

Race to the Top or to the Bottom?

Overhauling teacher evaluation systems has the potential to undo some of the good work of past reforms.

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