Technology

9/19/2012

9/19/2012

Through a competitive application process, these districts were chosen to receive support and guidance for 1:1 education technology implementations. 

9/18/2012

9/18/2012

The Follett Challenge, which awarded $100,000 worth of Follett products and services to six K-12 schools a year ago, is returning with the prize money doubled and a new focus looking to reward top-notch educators who are aligning their curriculum to teach 21st century learning skills.

9/18/2012

The eTech Ohio Commission (eTech Ohio), a state leader in promoting access to and use of technology for Ohio learners, will make Learning.com’s EasyTech Online Safety curriculum available for K-12 students, teachers, and administrators in all of Ohio’s public schools and chartered non-public districts. 

9/18/2012

Using the iPod and iPad in special education is a growing trend. But how do you get started, what is the potential, and what strengths do students need in order to be successful users of this technology? This course will answer those questions and participants will walk away with an implementation plan for a student or classroom to ensure successful use of this technology.

9/18/2012

When Hilliard City School District’s high school students headed back to school this year, they found themselves learning algebra and geometry in “flipped classrooms,” an increasingly popular model of education nationwide that blends print and digital learning.

9/17/2012

9/17/2012

Conceptua Math, the leader in online visually-interactive math curriculum, announced a major expansion to its breakthrough Conceptua Fractions program. The newest version introduces a unique approach to teaching math – Keep the Teacher in the Equation.

9/17/2012

Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced that it is rapidly approaching 20 million graded papers in its awardwinning GradeMark tool.

9/17/2012

Funds For Learning, the nation’s largest E-rate compliance firm, today announced the latest update to its award-winning E-rate Manager® service. E-rate Manager for Mobile allows iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry users the opportunity to quickly and easily track funding data on the go.

9/17/2012

i-Ready Diagnostic accurately assesses students, provides detailed, easy-to-use reports to help teachers provide differentiated instruction, and helps school districts across the country implement new and expanding requirements related to measuring student growth and teacher performance.

9/17/2012

Iowa public schools have a new tool to report and track bullying incidents in detail as they happen throughout the year.

9/14/2012

9/14/2012

The public affairs network today announces its call for entries in the 2012 StudentCam. Now in its eighth year, C-SPAN’s national competition invites all middle school students (grades 6-8) and high school students (grades 9-12) to produce a five- to eight- minute video documentary using C-SPAN programming.

9/14/2012

With its latest release, DreamBox Learning has dramatically expanded its K-5 grade coverage, adding 120 lessons for grades 4-5 with new content that includes: fraction multiplication and division, standard algorithms, and multi-digit multiplication and division. 

9/14/2012

These new institutes are part of the association’s ongoing effort to support educators at all levels nationwide as they implement the Common Core State Standards.

9/14/2012

Rethinking Principal Evaluation is a set of policy recommendations and practical guidelines designed to help states and districts to adopt a new paradigm including the institution of multiple and meaningful measurement systems of principal and assistant principal effectiveness.

9/14/2012

Easton Area School District students may soon be able to obtain diplomas without leaving their homes if the district approves a proposed cyber academy.

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