Teaching & Learning

7/11/2012

7/11/2012

More than a half-century ago, President Dwight D. Eisenhower formed the President’s Council on Youth Fitness, and today Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Michelle Obama are among those making childhood obesity a public cause. But even as virtually every state has undertaken significant school reforms, many American students are being granted little or no time in the gym.

7/10/2012

7/10/2012

The ACLU is challenging same gender education programs in public school systems stating it deprives equal educational opportunities.

7/10/2012

Only six states nationwide require the recommended 150 minutes of elementary school-based physical education, according to a study by University of Georgia kinesiology professor Bryan McCullick.

7/10/2012

According to a new study examining deep conceptual learning (DCL) in middle and high school education, teachers and administrators believe that DCL is very important for preparing students for careers and college.

7/10/2012

School Improvement Network's newly released Teacher Effectiveness System helps improve teaching practice, the most important step in getting students college and career ready.

7/9/2012

7/9/2012

ClassLink, the leader in cloud and web-based education solutions, is pleased to announce the recipient of its 9th Annual ClassLink College Scholarship Award: Kelsey Prye from Pulaski High School in N.Y. 

7/9/2012

Interactive breakout session on statewide Common Core Standards implementation by expert Felicia Cumings Smith to be held at the 2012 School Improvement Innovation Summit, hosted by School Improvement Network.

7/9/2012

A Susquehanna Township School District school of the arts is on its way in the form of a pilot program this fall for the visual arts and theater.

7/9/2012

It's lunchtime at McKinley Elementary School in San Diego, and the kitchen is filled with the aroma of chicken teriyaki and hamburgers. But there are no pots or cooking utensils in sight. An industrial four-burner stove sits idle.

7/9/2012

Until about 2007, deciding on a college degree typically involved choosing an area of interest or aptitude, then staying in college long enough to graduate.

7/6/2012

7/6/2012

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division announced that it would like everyone’s help to select the winner of its Spring 2012 Superhero video contest.

7/6/2012

More U.S. elementary schools are banning unhealthy beverages from the premises, according to a new report.

7/5/2012

7/5/2012

Special education students seem to be disappearing in Texas.

7/3/2012

7/3/2012

Lawyers drained Linda Brice’s bank account and seized a quarter of her take-home pay, or more than $900 a month. Brice, a first-grade teacher and Coast Guard veteran, begged for mercy, saying she couldn’t afford food, gas or utilities.

7/3/2012

Like many young entrepreneurs here in Silicon Valley, Matthew Slipper knows that success does not come easy. His first start-up, an online education venture, flopped. His second, a video-sharing app for the iPhone, has sold only 20 copies.

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