More than 140,000 youth from 192 countries registered to join the Summer School and 100 participants were selected based on their motivation to improve intercultural understanding and cooperation across borders.
Supported by a $5 million contribution from AT&T, Communities In Schools will expand and strengthen its network that is helping 1.25 million of the nation’s most challenged students achieve in school, graduate and go on to college and career success. In addition, AT&T employees will support these efforts as volunteer mentors across the country.
BenchPrep concurrently announced it has amassed more than 30 publisher partnerships with industry leaders such as Cengage and Princeton Review, most recently bringing Research & Education Association Inc (REA) into the fold as entrée into the college credit test prep market.
This integration enables students to quickly and easily access Lexia’s reading content and educators to seamlessly access data and analysis tools alongside those of other programs and systems instead of having to move from program to program manually.
The app is similar to ClassDojo, a behavior management app that has gained popularity in individual classrooms. LiveSchool distinguishes itself by offering tools for school-wide data collection, analysis, and communication with parents.
The organization founded by Abigail Berman and Matt Sorum, is on a mission to bring vibrant music and arts programs to the Los Angeles United School District, as a way to expand the horizons of children, and to counteract the deep budget cuts that have eliminated the music and arts curriculum from LA schools.
To support states and school districts in their efforts to ensure all students graduate prepared for success in college and careers, Pearson’s Research & Innovation Network today launched an online, interactive guide to strategies for leveraging performance assessments to measure 21st Century higher-order skills such as critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving.
Under a new partnership agreement, the Net Texts content management solution for free OER will be featured in the iSchool Initiative’s DLR mobile tour as it travels to schools, conferences, and communities to showcase its exciting vision of the 21st century mobile learning classroom.
The Parent Institute has done the work for principals and teachers who are in the best position to help parents understand the standards but often don't have the time to identify what parents don't know and create a communication plan
Teaming for Transformation II participants will collaborate through an online community focused on digital conversion; a site visit to Katy Independent School District (Katy, TX) to learn about the district’s vision and expectations for student-centered learning; and face-to-face meetings at CoSN 2013, among other educational development activities.