Teaching & Learning

4/11/2012

4/11/2012

Just 16% of California Latinos have college degrees compared with 39% of all California adults, an education gap for Latinos that is reflected widely across the country, according to data compiled by a nonprofit research and advocacy group.

4/10/2012

4/10/2012

The International Reading Association is holding its 57th Annual Convention April 29-May 2 in Chicago, Ill. and features Dr. Steve Perry. 

4/10/2012

TalentEd Perform, cloud-based teacher evaluation software from Netchemia, LLC, has been selected by Tulsa Public Schools as the technology to provide an online framework for their newly-developed TLE teacher evaluation system. 

4/10/2012

Super Duper Publications has added Sentence Shuffle Fun Deck to its extensive line of colorful educational playing cards. For ages 6 to 12, this deck helps children learn eight parts of speech and correct sentence structure. 

4/10/2012

Matt McClure, superintendent of Cross County Schools in Cherry Valley, Ark., and Liliana Aguas, a teacher at Leconte Elementary School in Berkeley, Calif., were announced as winners of ASCD's prestigious 2012 Outstanding Young Educator Award.

4/10/2012

With the hope of encouraging Pennsylvanians to better understand their personal finances, Governor Tom Corbett has declared April to be “Financial Education Month” in the state.

4/10/2012

A person who compares the annual earnings of college and high school graduates would no doubt conclude that higher education is a good investment—the present value of the college earnings premium (the better part of $1 million) seemingly far outdistances college costs, yielding a high rate of return.

4/9/2012

4/9/2012

Anthony Kuznia was just like any nine-year-old. He was a little unsure of strangers, introducing himself and disclosing his age to a reporter only at the prompting of his grandmother, Janet Luettjohann.

4/9/2012

What began as a pilot program in Hall and two other Georgia school districts to get more more locally grown produce on school menus has now expanded to include 14 school systems in the state.

4/9/2012

The Illinois State Board of Education has chosen the Consortium for Educational Change and Teachscape to improve teaching practice, to provide an online system by which to train and assess all of Illinois’ teacher evaluators.

4/6/2012

4/6/2012

Six-year-old Colton Zajackowski sat at a table Wednesday, reading a book called "The Hungry Giant's Soup" to his teacher Theresa Matz.

4/6/2012

There's been little progress in recent years in boosting the number of American secondary schools that teach students how to prevent pregnancy and protect themselves against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

4/5/2012

4/5/2012

The education experts at School Improvement Network released a white paper that offers strategies and resources for solving classroom management challenges.

4/5/2012

The CyberBully Hotline offers students an anonymous, two-way means to report bullying or cyberbullying, providing students with a way to stop bullying.

4/5/2012

Classroom observers can more easily conduct classroom observations in schools that are lacking stable Internet connectivity with Teachscape's iPad application for Teachscape Reflect Live. 

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