November 7, 2013
St. Louis, Mo.
November 7, 2013
St. Louis, Mo.
Officials try to keep students on campus, but some say more-healthful vending machines will drive off even more kids seeking junk-food high.
With the start of school comes a heightened awareness of security and privacy from parents and the community. Here are 10 questions about access and identity management to consider when planning for a digital learning environment.
Raleigh County students are going high-tech this year, becoming the first public school system in West Virginia to rely on iPads instead of textbooks. The program is called iRaleigh.
Since 23 percent of American teens have tablet computers, 47 percent have smartphones, and 78 percent have cellphones, a bring your own device policy is on the rise, according to the Pew Research Center. But will students who can't afford the technology be left behind?
With Facebook and other social media barred in Virginia's Chesterfield Public Schools, Adam Seldow, chief of technology for the district, says so many teachers got hooked on Edmodo that its use is going districtwide.
Kent Denver School, in Englewood, Colo., announced the opening of the Duncan Center, a 21st-century learning facility that provides modern instructional and collaboration design elements, technology to enable student-to-student connections around the world, and facilities to help close the digital divide.
Three months before November's levy referendum, St. Paul Public Schools had a frontrunner for a multimillion-dollar project key to the district's technology plan on the ballot. Two months after the vote, the public, the teachers union, and school board members learned that the frontrunner was Dell.
In recent years, media attention, state mandates and research on bullying have prompted dozens of school districts across Illinois — including at least 10 in the Chicago suburbs — to try a more inclusive approach that addresses peer aggression while instilling a broader message of respect.
Philadelphia schools opened Monday amid the district's well-documented fiscal woes and drastically reduced staffing levels.
State education officials said 170 charter groups met the deadline last Friday to submit letters of intent to be considered for opening in August 2015. Depending on how many meet a Dec. 6 deadline to submit an application, the state’s lineup of 130 charter schools could be in for a huge expansion.
Nearly a year after voters trounced Tom Luna’s Students Come First proposals in a referendum, the state schools superintendent acknowledged he did not do enough to make the plan transparent or to involve Idahoans.
A teacher's quest to discourage his students from mindlessly reciting information.
Now continuously adaptive, Mastering combines instructor-created assignments with adaptive follow-up assignments that address any lingering gaps in concept-level proficiency.
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.