Articles: Teaching & Learning

1/10/2013

Although school counselors play an important role in students’ college and career readiness, a lack of training and focus on this task often impedes their work, according to the 2012 National Survey of School Counselors.

1/10/2013
Students from a NAF Academy of Engineering in San Francisco gain internship experience on construction sites of major transit projects.

A new assessment system for high school students providing multiple measures of college and career readiness launched this fall, helping students in career-themed public high schools understand what skills they need to enter the 21st-century workforce.

1/9/2013
A pilot solar panel project on the roof of Aiea High School in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Hawaii State Department of Education has embarked on a first- and largest-plan-of-its-kind nationwide to install solar panels in every school in the state.

12/20/2012

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. (2011). Foreign language enrollments in K-12 Public Schools: Are Students Prepared for a Global Society?

12/20/2012

Foreign Language
Immersion Programs

12/20/2012

According to an American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) survey, in 2007-2008:
18% of U.S. public school students were enrolled in foreign language courses

12/20/2012

While education research has long suggested that studying second languages in K12 schools boosts student achievement in other content areas, the c

12/20/2012

A few months ago, a Chinese family moved into a house down the block from our home in New Jersey. The two kids playing in the front yard looked about the age of our own teenagers, so within a few days we did the neighborly thing and introduced ourselves. The good news?

12/18/2012

95% Group, www.95percentgroup.com

ACE (Autism Curriculum Encyclopedia),New England Center for Children, www.necc.org

12/18/2012

The National Standards Project found 11 established treatments that have scientific evidence to support using them with children with autism:

12/18/2012

Enter “teaching students with autism” in Google, and more than 8 million results pop up instantly. Is it any wonder public school administrators, not to mention parents, are overwhelmed with the task of educating children on the autism spectrum?

12/12/2012

Odvard Egil DyrliGrowing up in a bilingual home near New York City, where my brother and I were the only one

12/6/2012

The accidental deaths of two special needs students from Hillsborough County Public Schools in Tampa, Fla. this year are shedding light on the need for comprehensive, mandatory emergency preparedness training for paraeducators.

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