K12 Headlines

7/3/2013

7/3/2013

A central office committee chose Patricia Mann, an instructor at A.I. Prince Technical High School in Hartford, Conn. out of 16 state finalists who were the respective teachers of the year at technical high schools across the state.

7/3/2013

This quiz, by Lisa Nielsen, author of The Innovative Educator blog, will help you take a close look at how your students and teachers are communicating, connecting, interacting, and engaging today, so you can think about where you want to go in the future.


7/3/2013

October 27-30, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

7/3/2013

Since moving from his White House CIO job to CIO of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Brook Colangelo said he is facing a whole new set of challenges. "I wouldn't even say they are challenges; they're opportunities for disruption," Colangelo said in an interview. "The White House situation was more of a turnaround, but this is an opportunity to disrupt a market."

7/3/2013

Almost all Americans under age 30 are online, and they are more likely than older patrons to use libraries’ computer and internet connections; however, they are also still closely bound to print, as three-quarters (75 percent) of younger Americans say they have read at least one book in print in the past year, compared with 64 percent of adults ages 30 and older.

7/3/2013

October 29-November 2, 2013

Anaheim, Calif.

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March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

7/3/2013

The new Edgewood Elementary School (Charleston, W.Va.), which will implement a "blended learning" style, has hired Pam Gould as principal. Gould will oversee a staff unfamiliar with the new curriculum, while at the same time consolidating two low-performing schools: Watts and Robins.

7/3/2013

In a small school on the South Side of Chicago, 40 children between the ages of five and six sit quietly learning in a classroom. In front of each of them is a computer running software called Reading Eggs. The director of North Kenwood-Oakland school says this sort of teaching, blending software with human intervention, helps her pupils learn faster.

7/3/2013

A series of nationwide executive leadership summits have been held to foster discussion about the future of online and blended learning. The events highlighted solutions being implemented to meet a range of district needs, including courses that meet the upcoming Common Core standards.

7/3/2013

At the heart of these systems is a switcher/amplifier that meets ENERGY STAR® requirements for AV products and includes two Extron-exclusive power saving modes designed to lower energy usage and reduce operating costs.

7/3/2013

Designed to provide the ultimate in HD connectivity to both residential and commercial applications over a common connector cable, the HDBaseT extender family offers higher resolutions at longer distances, Power over Category cable (PoCc), and multiple control options.

7/3/2013

With a focus on Open Educational Resources (OER) and institutional content, the OpenClass Exchange allows educators to search and access born-digital course collections developed from eTextbooks, course resources, modules and other educational content such as assessments, videos and more.

7/3/2013

Launched this week at ISTE 2013, the MimioMobile™ 2 mobile application and MimioStudio™ 11 classroom software will be available for download in early September.

7/3/2013

Detroit Public Schools on Tuesday launched a universal pre-kindergarten initiative that will add 46 pre-K classrooms across the city, expanding early childhood offerings to eligible students.

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