February 13-17, 2014
February 13-17, 2014
Chicago Public Schools
New York Law School
New York, NY
George Mason University
Five Utah schools will share more than $2 million in funding to boost the use of technology in their classrooms this fall. The funding will go toward a tablet for each student, Wi-Fi, and classroom computers.
Teachers in over 900 schools nationwide will begin using one dollar e-textbooks this fall. The “Voces” e-textbooks, published by Teacher’s Discovery, an educational materials firm based in Michigan, gives teachers and students full access at home and at school through computers, iPads, and smartphones.
The HD420 DVR records up to 4 channels of audio and video at 120 frames per seconds at D1 resolution, while the DR40 DVR records up to 4 channels of audio and video at 60 frames per second at D1 resolution.
For months, Stanton Elementary School (Washington, D.C.) teachers and administrators searched books, webinars, conferences, news articles, and anything else they could find for ideas about how to get students more engaged in the classroom. They kept running across the same mysterious two words: blended learning.
This acquisition complements Hobsons existing offerings, such as Naviance eDocs, which this year alone has been leveraged by thousands of institutions around the globe to deliver more than 18 million documents to over 1,800 destinations, including every Common App member.
On behalf of thousands of school systems across the country, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for supporting the long-awaited reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act by voting in favor of the Student Success Act (HR 5).
Atlanta Public Schools (APS), serving more than 51,000 students in the greater Atlanta, Ga., metro area, has chosen to partner with ASCD to develop a professional development system to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) through a blended model of capacity building.
October 29 - November 2, 2013
Michigan’s governor on July 15 appointed a seasoned financial guru to run Detroit’s ailing public school district, a move that many observers hailed as a saving grace for the city's classrooms in decline. Three days later, Detroit filed for bankruptcy.
The CPS money crisis is here and — despite district officials' hopes and vows — it will hit students and classrooms.
Four public schools statewide that teach only special-needs students wound up classified as "failing" under Republican-backed legislation enacted this year.