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7/23/2013

7/23/2013
This easy-to-use online tool will be a helpful resource to teachers as they incorporate the Common Core into their lesson planning for the first time.

7/22/2013

7/22/2013
In an era of tight budgets, Minnesota has retreated from more intensive adolescent mental health treatment options, at times leaving schools as a setting of last resort for students with problems ranging from schizophrenia to bipolar disorder.
7/22/2013
SPEDinsight offers special education program managers secure access to detailed student profiles showing detailed session logs, graphs showing progress against specific goals, therapy time balances, and therapist information.
7/22/2013

Alongside LearnPad’s recent major school district adoptions in Texas, Washington and Ohio, Educational Resources® now announces the inclusion of an “Instructional Standards” feature included as part of its award-winning LearnPad education tablet solution. The “Instructional Standards” tab includes the current Common Core frameworks as a simple way to effortlessly align and auto-associate lessons to a district’s chosen standards of instruction.

7/22/2013
Portage Township District officials are revising policies to deal with changes in technology, such as allowing the use of electronic devices, including cellphones and tablets, within the classrooms for educational purposes.
7/22/2013
Once they pass the assessment, administrators will use the Teachscape Reflect evaluation and observation system to conduct and manage evaluations electronically. Teachscape Reflect enables teachers and observers to engage in constructive, focused dialogue about teaching practice and to collaborate on plans for improvement.
7/22/2013
Aspire already used SchoolReach at 10 of its 11 Los Angeles area schools. They recently signed on to use SchoolReach at all 12 of their San Francisco Bay Area schools.
7/22/2013
O’Connell’s tentative plan is to be at both schools for part of each day, he said, alternating where he will start the day.
7/22/2013
Rosenbach recently was named principal of William A. Hough High School, becoming, at 36, the youngest high school principal in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools system.
7/22/2013
A national survey in 2011 found that the predominant method of assessment, by far, is the administration of IQ tests and standardized academic tests.
7/22/2013
Two decades after the Education Reform Act of 1993 set the ambitious, but so far elusive, goal of raising all students to academic proficiency, there is growing momentum behind a fundamental rethinking of urban education that some believe could provide the foundation to actually reach that goal.
7/22/2013
The arts-in-education movement began in the early 1980s when the Getty Art Education Institute in California developed teacher training to incorporate the visual art in teaching language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. This method was known as Discipline Based Arts Education (DBAE). The name has changed over the years, but the concepts remain the same.
7/22/2013
According to the National Survey on Mobile Technology for K-12 Education, 81 percent of respondents had adopted or planned to adopt an iPad, up from 73.5 percent in 2012, while 31 percent had adopted or planned to adopt a Chromebook, up from 14 percent in 2012.
7/22/2013
Their chatter filled the hall as they worked together on ways to keep kids from giving up on a troublesome formula, techniques for demonstrating multiple solutions to a single problem and methods for encouraging students to learn more from each other.
7/22/2013
Two local school districts saddened by bullying-related suicides have reported that the issue remains firmly in the collective consciousness of administrators, teachers, parents and students although the headlines have faded.

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