Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:46pm
Available as a printable to hang on the wall in the classroom, an interactive online tool or an RSS feed, all formats of the 2014 Educators’ Calendar feature clickable links to cross-curricular activities, lessons, worksheets and projects for every event.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:43pm
The tool—funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation—is a virtual showcase of digital and Common Core–aligned professional development opportunities from ASCD, the Literacy Design Collaborative, Student Achievement Partners, the Math Design Collaborative, and other partners.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:38pm
The 2014 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes will award two schools $45,000 each in technology grants, including on-site professional development from CDW-G and Discovery Education and a $5,000 Discovery Education digital media reward.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:34pm
The software was created to help schools protect their students from the perils of unfiltered internet access. The growing trend of 1:1 technology programs in schools has created a real need for vigilant guidance.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:31pm
Qlovi uses eBooks, assessments, and data to inform personalized instruction. January 13th marks the public release of new classroom and data features available free with OER titles, or alongside purchased eBooks.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:28pm
Both new games, as well as the original Gen i Revolution, now incorporate Facebook functionality and are available for tablet play, making it possible for students to learn anytime, anywhere. All games are also accessible on a desktop computer.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:20pm
Now available to public libraries nationwide, this groundbreaking program allows libraries to demonstrate their critical impact on the quality of life and economic growth of their communities by enabling library patrons to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:17pm
The principal’s greatest weapon against discrimination is the principle of personalization, in which every student is known and valued in the school, a cornerstone of NASSP’s Breaking Ranks Framework for School Improvement.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:16pm
Cumberland County Schools leaders say they will work to develop a policy about how to accommodate students who identify as the opposite gender after parents say they were unaware that a first-grade student at Fayetteville's Howard Hall Elementary School started dressing and behaving in a manner commonly associated with girls.
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Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:14pm
The Alaska Policy Forum released its own ratings for each school in the Fairbanks North Star Borough last week, decrying the state’s own school rating system.
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