Included in the offerings are a four-part Google Hangout On Air series and a two-part webinar series, which demonstrate how educators are using data to inform instruction and improve student achievement.
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.
Low-income preschoolers in Los Angeles County will have the opportunity to experience a high-tech math program created by the nonprofit MIND Research Institute, thanks to a $200,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Boston Public Schools Superintendent John McDonough announced a major upgrade to the school system's Bullying Prevention Hotline. Parents can now send text messages to report concerns about school bullying or student safety.
New laptops with extended battery life are hitting store shelves. The laptops are made with microprocessors that belong to the new Haswell family of Intel chips, which consume less power than previous generations do and promise a 50 percent boost in battery life for watching video.
To meet the Student Growth and Academic Achievement component of Georgia’s Teacher Keys Effectiveness System, teachers of non-tested subjects must implement Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) to gauge student growth.
Fast ForWord is different from other reading interventions because it targets the root cause of learning issues, like weaknesses in phonemic awareness, memory, attention and processing. Students using the program can raise their reading skill level up to two years in as little as three months.
This expansion supports Forsyth County Schools’ nationally recognized Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) program, which encourages students to bring their personal technology tools to school for learning.
Now available at LakeshoreLearning.com and coming to Lakeshore Learning Stores nationwide on September 2, 2013, the company's new Learning at Home products are designed to inspire kids to discover, create, build and much more.
The new release of FollettShelf provides schools with universal access to quality K-12 eContent in a consistent virtual learning space that promotes critical thinking skills through reading, studying and note taking.