Teaching & Learning

8/5/2013

8/5/2013
Some former participants and academics, among others, have recently accused the Peace Corps-like organization of taking sides in the education policy wars.
8/5/2013
New filings in a major special education lawsuit allege that New Orleans schools still struggle to educate students with disabilities almost three years after the start of the case and almost eight years into a nationally unprecedented decentralization of the city's school system.

8/2/2013

8/2/2013
The Darien school district appears to be one step closer toward healing wounds with parents, now that it has hired an attorney from Illinois to investigate all aspects of special education in the district.

8/1/2013

8/1/2013
Educators interested in applying for this contest must submit a video showcasing the use of Vernier sensors in a project or experiment. Applications are due by January 15, 2014.
8/1/2013
The reality is: Kids who struggle with — and rebel against — book learning need something else.
8/1/2013
It would also encourage schools to permit trained administrators to administer epinephrine to students believed to be having an anaphylactic reaction and require states to review their liability laws to ensure that administrators have adequate legal protections when they come to the aid of students.
8/1/2013
Bluestone is interested in having one all-boys classroom, one all-girls classroom, and two co-ed classrooms in the second, third, fourth and fifth grades.

7/31/2013

7/31/2013
Every teacher strives for the best academic results for pupils in their care, so they can reach their potential and contribute fully to society. Yet some teachers are concerned that the drive for academic attainment is often at the detriment of a balanced and rounded curriculum, accessible to all, and one which prepares pupils to be socially and emotionally resilient.
7/31/2013
With the many professional educational technology resources available to the K12 community today, it’s imperative that we transition from episodic and ineffective models to an interactive environment that is digitally-based and connected 24/7.
7/31/2013
ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, has appointed Susan Race as the association’s director of professional development.
7/31/2013
Schools are not getting a big enough bang for their education technology buck. A new report says that while computers and internet access are common in the classroom, students are often using this technology for simple foundational exercises, rather than higher-order data analysis or statistics work that will help prepare them for the modern workforce.

7/30/2013

7/30/2013
Any climate change education in formal or informal environments needs to be to the point, and not overbearing, as many students are already exposed to climate change on a regular basis.
7/30/2013
For five schools in Pinellas County facing restructuring for chronic low performance, hiring and keeping good teachers is a never-ending battle.
7/30/2013
Students with disabilities who play organized sports outside of school will be able to skip gym class under a new state law.

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