Teaching & Learning

3/2/2012

3/2/2012

Shmoop, a digital publishing company, now offers the best stories in Young Adult Literature.

3/1/2012

3/1/2012

Target donated $500,000 to ServeMinnesota to expand the Minnesota Reading Corps program to Washington, D.C. and Denver schools. 

3/1/2012

Certified Learning System announces the release of Read Quick-Learn Quick 3-Step System for decoding words. 

3/1/2012

Some Chicago students will leave their high schools equipped with a diploma, a degree and a promise of a job interview.

3/1/2012

For the second time this week, actress Meryl Streep has donated $10,000 for the benefit of a R.I. educational program dear to her friend, Central Falls native Viola Davis.

3/1/2012

The San Francisco school board took on teacher seniority rights Tuesday night in planning for layoffs, voting to save the jobs of all 70 teachers in 14 low-performing schools when the district hands out pink slips in two weeks.

2/29/2012

2/29/2012

Public school students showed slight improvement this year in two annual assessments that measure high school and college readiness, the Kentucky Department of Education reported Tuesday.

2/29/2012

The state Board of Education on Tuesday approved plans to revamp the school grading formula - but made significant changes to the original proposal, which had unleashed a barrage of criticism from parents, teachers, superintendents and business leaders.

2/29/2012

In the free white paper, co-authors Peter Rillero, Ph.D. and Helen Padgett, Ph.D. describe “deep conceptual learning methods” and how these methods can help students meet more rigorous standards in math and science. 

 

2/29/2012

Autism Training Solutions teams with School Improvement Network to provide strategies for managing and teaching students with autism and other behavioral and learning disabilities. 

 

2/28/2012

2/28/2012

Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and test prep, introduces a brand new AP Statistics guide, which is guaranteed to fill your brain to the brim with all sorts of statistical data and know-how. 

2/28/2012

A sample of students in Milwaukee's private voucher schools made gains in reading in 2010-'11 that were significantly higher than those of a matched sample of peers in Milwaukee Public Schools, but math achievement remained the same last school year, according to the results of a multiyear study tracking students in both sectors.

2/28/2012

Students at Indiana schools have a wider range of healthy snacks to choose from in vending machines and snack bars since lawmakers endorsed guidelines to cut the amount of junk food available to young people with the aim of reducing obesity in the state.

2/28/2012

Harry Potter e-books will be coming to schools and libraries, according to an announcement by the company Pottermore.

2/27/2012

2/27/2012

Felicia Cumings Smith, Associate Commissioner of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, will speak on the dramatic changes in K12 education at the 2012 School Improvement Innovation Summit July 16-17. 

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