Teaching & Learning

2/27/2012

2/27/2012

Sublime Learning, Inc announces its partnership with the Visual Leap to offer Philadelphia Schools “SublimeDesign”, a blended Professional Learning approach to Universal Design for Learning and technology integration.

2/27/2012

Colleges and universities have historically obscured their tuition costs in a way that makes comparative shopping virtually impossible. And far too little information is available on graduation rates and loan default rates to help students choose wisely.

2/27/2012

The Arizona Department of Education gave the Tucson Unified School District an ultimatum: Eliminate all ethnic studies courses or face massive financial sanctions.

2/27/2012

Dr. Seuss' 107th birthday will mark the 14th year of the National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America, an event that focuses on the critical need to instill a love of reading in our children.

2/24/2012

2/24/2012

Empowering Writers announced the upcoming release of its newest resources, The Essential Guides to Writing for grades 2, 3, 4, and 5.

2/24/2012

A bill to allow Utah schools to drop sex education classes — and prohibit instruction in the use of contraception in those that keep the courses — moved significantly closer to becoming law Wednesday. The House passed HB363 by a 45-28 vote after a late-afternoon debate that centered largely on lawmakers’ differing definitions of morality.

2/23/2012

2/23/2012

FCC calls for national adoption of eTextbooks...who will lead the way?

2/23/2012

With the help of School Improvement Network's PD 360, Humansville R-VI School District in Missouri is experiencing an explosion in student achievement as math test scores have increased by almost half.

2/23/2012

As part of District Administration's Distinguished Lecture Series for K12 technology executives, we spoke with Scott McLeod, founding director of the Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE).

2/23/2012

DA editors attend many national and state conferences around the country to learn the latest about education and ed technology. In early February I spent time at the Texas Computer Education Association Annual Convention and Exposition learning about the latest trends in ed tech.

2/23/2012

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2/22/2012

2/22/2012

Not everyone loves the policies — or the commercials — but Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s emphasis on healthier living habits seems to have had some impact on New Yorkers, who now have a life expectancy of 80.6 years compared with 78.2 years for the United States as a whole.

2/22/2012

Schools would be required to teach about the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 under a bill that passed out of a Senate committee Tuesday.

2/22/2012

Discovery Education named Tanya Van Court senior vice president of partner marketing, where she is charged with overseeing the development of consumer-facing programs and district-led initiatives to support educators in their transition to digital learning environments.

2/21/2012

2/21/2012

PCI Education introduces Algebra City, a blended intervention program focusing on the 28 most common algebraic misconceptions.

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