Teaching & Learning

5/10/2012

5/10/2012

The Nature Conservancy and Discovery Education launched Nature Works Everywhere, a partnership designed to help students learn the science behind how nature helps our everyday existence and the importance of environmental conservation.

5/10/2012

The Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (MPLC) is introducing its Umbrella License for K12 schools and districts to supplement any existing license to show movies.

5/10/2012

Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) and Trust for America's Health (TFAH) today released actionable policy recommendations focused on supporting schools in addressing health and wellness in order to improve student learning and achievement.

5/9/2012

5/9/2012

The sixth graders at Stephen A. Halsey Junior High School 157 in Queens have a tough assignment before them: design a new playground that will transform a sea of black asphalt at their school into a recreational oasis — and, while they are at it, help clean up New York City’s waterways.

5/9/2012

A school district has deemed an awkward teen's two-page encounter at boarding school in the coming-of-age novel "Looking for Alaska" too racy, banning the book from class reading lists.

5/9/2012

MindConnex Learning, the award-winning provider of digital learning solutions for secondary schools, announced that it has signed up four large virtual schools to its Shakespeare in Bits online subscription service.

5/8/2012

5/8/2012

The idea that a handful of college instructors and student teachers in the school of education at the University of Massachusetts could slow the corporatization of public education in America is both quaint and ridiculous.

5/8/2012

Amidst all of the hoopla surrounding a busy sports weekend that included multiple NBA Playoff games, a Floyd Mayweather-Miguel Cotto fight, and the Kentucky Derby, Shaquille O'Neal was handling his business - serious business. Doctoral business.

5/8/2012

The Branstad administration’s effort to increase interest and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math took a step forward this weekend, with the announcement of six “STEM hubs” spread out across the state.

5/8/2012

In 2002, a handful of technology powerhouses — Apple, Microsoft, SAP — realized there was a profound gap between the knowledge and skills most students learn in school and the knowledge and skills they would need to compete in typical 21st century communities and workplaces.

5/7/2012

5/7/2012

ASCD will present its 2012 Summer Conference in St. Louis, Mo. on July 1–3, 2012. This conference's more than 140 sessions will focus on the theme Revolutionizing the Way We Teach and Learn and will be directed by leading education experts.

5/7/2012

PublicSchoolWORKS is now approved by the NY State Education Dept. for identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment.

5/4/2012

5/4/2012

FASTT Math Next Generation was rebuilt from the ground up with even smarter technology and games created by leading experts in educational game design. 

5/4/2012

In its ongoing mission to engage and inspire individuals of all ages to achieve their full potential in school, career and life, Career Cruising is pleased to announce their recent acquisition of The Real Game.

5/4/2012

ASCD has made its entire professional development e-book catalog of more than 300 titles available to Barnes & Noble NOOK Study users.

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