Industry News

2/6/2012

2/6/2012


Our featured speaker, Professor Thomas Goldman, a noted author, lecturer, technologist and consultant, will discuss strategies for reducing paper, improving sustainability, streamlining collaboration and improving operational efficiencies.

2/6/2012


Sustain a farm to school program.

2/6/2012


China, Finland and Singapore are creating stronger students—and finally inspiring American educators to take action.

2/6/2012

State Board of Education Chairman Bill Harrison is asking his members to champion public education in a political environment where lawmakers are increasingly open to alternatives.

2/6/2012

With a $61 million shortfall to bridge by the end of June, the Philadelphia School District will let go about 90 school police officers Friday, according to a source familiar with the plan.

2/6/2012

Speaking at the 2011 Techonomy conference, Sean Parker of Founders Fund made a strong case for the need to technologize education, commenting, “Literally anything you want to know from any perspective is available on the Internet, and I think the way to take advantage of that is to teach kids how to learn differently. Kids aren’t being taught how to learn in an environment where information is provided in a nonlinear fashion and it’s not condensed into a textbook.”

2/6/2012

Washington’s education system will not get the overhaul it desperately needs due to squabbling amongst state lawmakers.

2/3/2012

2/3/2012

Republican Party leaders in the Washington state House refused to say what significant cuts they would make to the safety net, higher education or other programs to offset what they add to K-12.

2/3/2012

Schoology, developers of the pioneering, free, cloud-­‐based collaborative learning platform for K12 classrooms, announced that Palo Alto (Calif.) Unified School District has successfully upgraded to the company's enterprise-­‐level platform.

2/3/2012

Cerebellum Corporation has released the Daily Planet: Sports & Recreation Series for grades 9-12.

2/3/2012

Vernier Software & Technology has developed new lab equipment and sensor technology for use in the science classroom, including the Projectile Launcher and Polarizer/Analyzer Set, which help students investigate physics concepts.

2/3/2012

CompassLearning announced predictions and key trends that will have the biggest impact on K12 education in 2012, including the growth of blended learning and the increased role of technology.

2/3/2012

Dow Chemical Co. Chief Executive Officer and Chair Andrew Liveris on Thursday took part in an online conference and discussion on the future of science education in America.

2/3/2012


A look at the nation’s premier environmental sustainability competition for students in grades K-12.

2/3/2012


This web seminar will discuss the benefits, technical requirements, and pricing for setting up Chromebook classrooms in your district. You'll hear from the Chromebooks team at Google and from educators currently using Chromebooks with students.

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