Teaching & Learning

6/26/2012

6/26/2012

The district joins a distinguished group of 35 National Reference Site schools and districts in the United States and Canada that exemplify the outstanding use of Fast ForWord. 

6/26/2012

Gov. John Kasich signed the 3,500-page Senate Bill 316 and defended a key provision that for some youngsters increases the pressure to read on grade level by the end of third grade.

6/26/2012

China wants inventors and entrepreneurs, but its schools, built around the notorious gaokao exam, are still designed to produce cookie-cutter engineers and accountants.

6/26/2012

The apocalyptic state of public education is shoving our high school dropouts onto a pathway to the penitentiary. The latest proof comes in recent reports about how Highland Park may resort to a charter system to keep its doors open in September.

6/26/2012

A pro-abstinence sex education law enacted recently in Tennessee has critics warning that it will fail to check the state's teen pregnancy rate, as supporters stand their ground on the need for barring explicit sex education.

6/25/2012

6/25/2012

ETA hand2mind has unveiled the 16 winners of its “VersaTiles Success Factor Contest,” designed to spotlight how VersaTiles enhances the classroom experience and supports student learning.

6/25/2012

A panel of special education administrators and clinical experts will share first-hand experiences of their use of telepractice during a free webinar hosted by PresenceLearning on July 12th at 1pm ET.

6/25/2012

The Oakland school district's special-education programs will take a $4.3 million hit next school year under a plan to fix a multimillion-dollar budget shortfall discovered just a month ago.

6/22/2012

6/22/2012

As a new federal report found that charter schools aren’t enrolling as many special-education students as traditional public schools, legislation designed to address that imbalance in New York remains stalled.

6/22/2012

School Improvement Network releases a new set of videos into their growing Common Core Library, with hundreds of hours of video footage and instruction.

6/21/2012

6/21/2012

Wanderful, a new Bay Area-based technology firm, has secured licensing rights to global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s library of Living Books titles.

6/21/2012

The American Medical Association wants schools to include a yearly curriculum aimed at preventing obesity for public school kids and teens.

6/21/2012

Charter schools in most states continue to enroll proportionately fewer students with disabilities than traditional public schools, a new government report shows.

6/21/2012

Discussing education reform at Stanford University last year, the leader of one of the nation's largest teacher unions decided to turn the tables and ask a question of the audience.

6/21/2012

American teens are adept at conducting scientific experiments, but only if they don't stray beyond the basics, according to assessment results released Tuesday by the National Center for Education Statistics.

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