Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 12:57pm
The newly redesigned SAT will be more in line with the Common Core standards. Beginning in 2016, it will test students on what they’re learning from their high school curriculum and measure skills needed for college and career readiness.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:55am
Some of the world’s most powerful companies are increasing their influence in K12 education by funding programs that blend workforce development with public service.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:41am
Few topics generate as much debate in education as homework. Experts disagree on its educational value, and research offers little clarification. Teachers and parents vary in how much homework they think children should do. So where do principals fit into the homework system?
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:33am
When planning the implementation of a huge technology initiative, where audio enhancement and camera technologies would be placed in 552 classrooms over the summer of 2013, one school district's technology director says he knew that the key to success was rethinking how professional learning is delivered.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:46am
District CIOs need to have a complete understanding of a district’s legal obligations to protect student data as more student information is stored with online, third-party providers and parents’ privacy concerns reach new heights, technology experts say.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:11am
Social media can be a gray area in education. But with training, open dialogue and strategic planning, social media can provide dynamic learning opportunities and prepare students to be better digital citizens.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 10:40am
This month's recommended reading for district leaders includes books on the levers that improve learning, creating student-engaged assessment systems and integrating technology successfully.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 9:59am
M. Night Shyamalan, best known for writing and directing such films as The Sixth Sense and The Village, recently took on the role of education researcher, trying to discover the “secret recipe” to successful education in the United States.
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Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 03/09/2014 - 11:53pm