K12 Headlines

11/6/2013

11/6/2013

November 21-26, 2013

Boston, Massachusetts 

11/6/2013

NAEYC’s new book inspires early childhood educators to imagine new possibilities in curriculum and learning.

11/6/2013

To help school districts across the nation better understand this important ruling and the changes they will need to make, the National School Boards Association has led an effort to develop a list of frequently asked questions in partnership with the National Education Association and the AASA, on school district employers’ and employees’ issues related to the DOMA ruling.

11/6/2013

McGraw-Hill Education and ed tech partner Time To Know launched Digital Teaching Platform 7.0, a data-driven, differentiated teaching and learning system for math and reading that delivers a deeply personalized educational experience with the potential to dramatically improve educational outcomes.

11/6/2013

3D printers, which create customized objects on demand using digital instructions, are quickly finding their way into large companies, university labs, and home garages. Students, professionals, and hobbyists can now design and make new devices without large amounts of money or specialized equipment. But like any other new technology, with possibilities also come many concerns.

11/6/2013

One of the nation's largest school districts, law enforcement and the NAACP have reached a deal aimed at arresting fewer students for minor offenses and cutting down the so-called school-to-prison pipeline, which the civil rights group and others say disproportionately affects minority students.

11/6/2013

A new STEM school doesn't follow the typical science, technology, engineering and math script. Instead, it has built a STEM identity on weaving government, citizenship and world languages into core lessons.

11/6/2013

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11/6/2013

Think Through Math's one-of-kind motivational program provides students with opportunities to make donations to featured charities with their THINK points.

11/6/2013

K12 Inc., provider of proprietary curricula and online education programs for students in pre-K through high school, honored six school districts that have used innovative online programs transform to education for their students.

11/6/2013

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s support for turning the Buffalo Niagara region into a hub for nanotechnology is expected to bring more job opportunities into the region. However, the issue of educating qualified individuals for these high-tech jobs remains mostly unanswered.

11/6/2013

With limited budgets, it's important that district CIOs spend their funds on technology that is going to make a real difference in student education. Here are 12 new technologies that haven't crossed the chasm into mass adoption yet, and CIO magazine staff feel the jury is still out on whether they will.

11/6/2013

Are budgets increasing or declining? What are the top three priorities and the top three challenges of school district IT leaders? In the latest CoSN IT study, read the top 10 key findings, from budgets to salaries to job titles and more.

11/6/2013

A goal of the Gainesville school system in Florida is to have a personal tablet in the hands of each student, preferably within five years. A discussion about expanding the use of technology was held at the Monday work session of the school board. Director of Technology Keith Palmer and Director of Curriculum and Instruction Jamey Moore presented information about the learning materials available on tablets and other personal devices.

11/6/2013

Voters turned down Grand Blanc Schools' $36-million bond proposal for districtwide technology upgrades. The proposal, which failed by 221 votes, would have funded technology and infrastructure upgrades, remodeled and furnished media centers, purchased security improvements, and replaced the district's bus fleet.

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