Teaching & Learning

5/25/2012

5/25/2012

A plan to restructure the city’s special education program by funneling thousands of learning disabled children into mainstream classrooms — an increasingly popular practice around the country — was given the go-ahead Wednesday night when the Panel for Education Policy voted to change the city’s financing formula to pay for it.

5/25/2012

New budget numbers revealed to the public this week suggest that it may have been premature to celebrate the Oakland school district's return to fiscal solvency.

5/25/2012

More high school students are enrolling in math and science classes and seeking online learning opportunities. Fewer want or are able to find jobs while in school.

5/24/2012

5/24/2012

In its continued effort to provide the most convenient and comprehensive on-demand PD solution anywhere, School Improvement Network has expanded its free login tech support to 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

5/24/2012

In a 21st century twist on a proven learning tool, Tales2Go is breathing new life into the audio book marketplace to help students get more excited about and skilled at reading.

5/23/2012

5/23/2012

For each career, Shmoop breaks down what you can expect if you decide to make it your livelihood, including a glimpse into a typical day in the life, a run-down on salary, power, fame, glory, stress, qualifications and more.

5/23/2012

ASCD has expanded support for Common Core State Standards implementation with a new two-day institute series and a PD In Focus channel dedicated exclusively to the topic.

5/22/2012

5/22/2012

Ninth grade science at the Academy for Career and College Education began the usual way last fall. Victoria Matthew's students learned the difference between biotic and abiotic characteristics, then progressed to the basics of scientific method. By Thanksgiving, they were ready for climate change.

5/22/2012

In his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, Richard Hofstadter characterized writing on education in the United States as a literature of acid criticism and bitter complaint….

5/22/2012

Teachers can’t always be sure of the impact they have on students but Hudson High School science teacher Vickie McLaughlin got a pretty good indication from one of hers.

5/22/2012

Arizona education officials are floating the first draft of a new set of science standards, and the public has until June 1 to comment.

5/22/2012

Education is a good predictor of which areas continue to have high unemployment rates.

5/21/2012

5/21/2012

To fulfill growing international demand for its learning products and services, Six Red Marbles has expanded its team in the U.S. and abroad.

5/21/2012

Young People’s Press introduced Kids’ Education for Number Sense (KENS Math), the first supplemental math curriculum developed to teach pre-school, kindergarten and first grade students the most essential skill of early mathematics – number sense.

5/21/2012

School Improvement Network announced the release of a new series of professional development videos for teachers, created from video footage of the Prevent Suicide Hawai’i conference.

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