Industry News

10/23/2014

10/23/2014

We have witnessed great advances in policies relating to what children eat in schools. Instead of rolling back these gains, we should be strengthening these healthy eating policies with additional requirements for nutrition education, increased funding for the programs that provide it, and more support for schools that want to offer it.

10/22/2014

10/22/2014

Bergen County Technical Schools' Applied Technology High School will be housed at Bergen County Community College beginning next fall to allow students to earn 25 college credits toward an associate degree while completing high school. Students will enroll in natural science and math, engineering technology or engineering science tracks that are aligned with existing degrees offered at the college.

10/22/2014

The Rio Rancho school district is facing technology challenges – not enough computers, electrical outlets or space – in its preparation for the new online Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers standardized test this spring. To address the shortage, the district will create a schedule and rotate students into the testing spaces.

10/22/2014

The Spotswood Board of Education appointed Eric Sheninger as director of technology integration and innovation. He was previously the principal of New Milford High School in New Jersey.

10/22/2014

A mismatch exists between the needs of the 21st century workforce and the skill sets Silicon Valley public school graduates possess. Unless we improve teacher quality and school leadership over the next several years, our region may lose its standing as a global economic engine.

10/22/2014

In Minnesota, a group of tech-savvy Waseca teachers now make the rounds to help assure their colleagues' technology skills evolve at the same rate as students. Each school in the district has its own Rotating Technology Coaches group. Several times a month, a teacher takes a day to work with teachers who have expressed the need for technology help

10/22/2014

Samsung is expanding its Samsung Chromebook 2 Series with a new, 11-inch Chromebook 2 with an Intel Celeron processor. With speeds up to 2.58GHz and a 1 MB L2 cache, the Chromebook 2 also has an overall system memory of 2GB, eMMc technology and a storage capacity of 16GB.

10/22/2014

Researchomatic has added Free Citation Generator and two search modes powered by Google to its digital library. These services will offer support for e-library management services such as building digital collections, enriching content and sharing research projects.

10/22/2014

November 4-7, 2014
Palm Springs, Calif.

10/22/2014

November 6-8, 2014
Orlando, Fla.

10/22/2014

November 21-23, 2014
Boston, Mass.

10/22/2014

December 3-6, 2014
San Diego, Calif.

10/22/2014

December 4-6, 2014
Long Beach, Calif.

10/22/2014

A new online community has been launched by TES Global where teachers and start-ups can develop effective edtech products together. On TES Labs, start-ups ask teachers from all over the world for feedback on their products and usage.

10/22/2014

Lesly White, the Moffitt Cancer Center’s director of information technology, infrastructure and shared services, has accepted the job of managing the Florida school district’s department of IT, security and privacy.

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