Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 3:24pm
Thousands of schools along the Eastern Seaboard are closed Monday as Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall, attacking the coast with forceful winds, rain and possible snow. The closures are affecting some of the country's most populous school districts. New York City Schools—the nation's largest system—has canceled classes Monday as schools are repurposed as relief shelters, opening their doors to those in need. All of the city's charter schools are also closed.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 1:12pm
Momentum continues to build for Pearson’s contemporary teacher certification testing program as additional states choose the NES (National Evaluation Series) as one measurement tool for credentialing knowledgeable teachers.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 1:08pm
ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products today announced the availability of its first Full HD 1080p, Laser LED hybrid projector – the Pro9000.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 1:03pm
Atomic Learning and Crick Software have partnered to offer free training tutorials on the basics of Clicker 6, Crick Software’s literacy tool to support the reading and writing skills of students.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 1:00pm
In a survey of 600 registered voters conducted as students were preparing to return to school from the summer holiday, less than one-third of those surveyed (32 percent) gave an "A" or "B" (excellent or above average) to Pennsylvania's public schools. Two out of five Pennsylvania voters surveyed gave Commonwealth schools a "C" (for average) grade.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:46pm
Atomic Learning has expanded its training collection to include a series of tutorials on Windows 8, as well as training on Captivate 6 for PC users, Flash and Photoshop CS6, Sakai 2.8 for Students and SMART Board Notebook 11 to the Atomic Integrate library.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:33pm
In an ongoing effort to help bring clarity and practical guidance to schools and teachers as they transition to assessments for the Common Core State Standards, CTB/McGraw-Hill has released a comprehensive eGuide, “Getting from Here to Core: How to Launch the Program that Launches Students.”
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:20pm
Generation YES, the leader in student-led technology learning, and Oba, a global cloud-based learning platform provider of the University of Oregon, announced a partnership that will teach students to lead online learning efforts in their schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:15pm
With financial hardship continuing to hit businesses hard, countless people are feeling hopeless that any company will be offering job opportunities but Varsity Tutors is.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 10/28/2012 - 4:59pm
When Newark teachers vote whether to ratify or reject a contract offering them bonuses based on classroom performance for the first time, school officials across the state will be watching.