Teaching & Learning

2/21/2012

2/21/2012

Cerebellum Corporation has launched the Kelso’s Choice Refer-a-Friend program to help encourage awareness of the importance of teaching students conflict management skills.

2/21/2012

EPS, School Specialty’s Literacy and Intervention division, announced that its bestselling Wordly Wise 3000 will be available online.

2/17/2012

2/17/2012

The Hamilton County Health Department, responding to the measles outbreak in the county just north of Indianapolis, offered immunizations at his headquarters for students and staff from Noblesville schools.

2/17/2012

In a series of four online School Improvement Network PD videos, Jamie Almanzan, coach with the non-profit National Equity Project, shares what he has learned after years of working with principals and other educational leaders on the issue of racial and cultural equity.

2/17/2012

A statewide agreement announced Thursday will bring tougher teacher evaluations in public schools statewide and make student performance 40 percent of a teacher's grade.

2/16/2012

2/16/2012

The Obama administration will propose Wednesday a $5 billion competition aimed at overhauling how America's teachers are trained, paid and granted tenure, the latest sign of the growing focus on the quality of teaching in public schools.

2/16/2012

Leaked documents from the free-market conservative organization The Heartland Institute reveal a plan to create school educational materials that contradict the established science on climate change.

2/16/2012

Capstone Digital's myON reader, the largest integrated library of digital books with multimedia support, is now available on the Kindle Fire.

2/16/2012

MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach is a new K-12 reading program designed to help students improve their reading skills measurably in 30 hours or less through differentiated instruction. 

2/16/2012

A U.S. survey reveals that in states that don't require driver's education before getting a license, about one-third of students skip driver's ed classes and more than half fail to undergo any formal behind-the-wheel training.

2/15/2012

2/15/2012

Cheryl Williams, executive director of the Learning First Alliance, has been appointed to represent K12 education on the TechAmerica Foundation’s Recommendations for Education and Advancement of Learning (REAL) Commission.

2/15/2012

DimensionU announced that its DimensionU Learning System has been recently honored with three prestigious awards from District Administration, eSchool News and EdTech Digest.

2/15/2012

A proposed bill in the Utah House of Representatives could strip students of vital information regarding sex education and contraceptives, according to some Summit County teachers.

2/14/2012

2/14/2012

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) are pleased with the Administration's focus on career and technical education (CTE) throughout its FY 2013 budget proposal.

2/14/2012

Hatch recently unveiled WePlaySmart, a research-based solution for the multi-touch SMART Table that provides early learners with an engaging environment to build social and emotional skills.

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