Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:35pm
Early decision applications are due in November and FAFSA becomes available in January, which means college bound seniors need to start shaping up their essays, test scores, and grades - stat. It’s a lot to process, but luckily Shmoop, one of the world’s largest digital publisher of educational guides and resources, launched its newly revamped College 101 just in time to take students’ sweaty-palmed hands through this all-important decision.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:32pm
North Valley Military Institute, a Los Angeles Unified School District charter school, has this year transformed from a traditional campus to one steeped in military-style values and structure.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:30pm
The nation’s largest teachers’ union is partnering with Teach Plus to launch a selective fellowship that will empower solutions-oriented teachers, most of whom are in the first 10 years of their careers, to advise union leadership on teacher engagement and retention.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:26pm
Working with Cloud services provider Boxed Network and Ericom, Jackson implemented PowerTerm WebConnect as a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution , which amongst its improved usability and lower IT overhead, saved Jackson from having to invest in on-premise IT infrastructure.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:22pm
The School District of Osceola County chose The Rourke Reading Web– a program that includes both software and books with a focus on a student’s fluency and vocabulary development – as a reading intervention program to help ELLs who scored at level 1 on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) Reading and Science to improve their reading and science skills.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:17pm
Lawyers for the St. John the Baptist Parish School Board and a state teachers union could get a windfall of up to $20 million if successful in their lawsuit claiming the state's school funding formulas were not properly approved for three years.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:16pm
With funding from donors, schools and MIND Research, the South LA Community Math Project will provide grants to approximately 20 high-need schools in the area to implement MIND Research’s blended learning ST Math program, which includes instructional software, teacher training and year-round educational support.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:14pm
RelampIt’s Lamp Recycling Raffle runs October 14th through November 22th. To participate all are simply invited to recycle spent projector lamps. Send a minimum of 5 lamps to the RelampIt Recycling Center, which qualifies for one entry in the lamp recycling raffle.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:11pm
The Safeboard, is made using Armormax, a protective material developed by IAC, that can withstand the firepower from a handgun to automatic weapons. Designed with discretion in mind, the Safeboard is designed to blend in with surroundings and can be incorporated into shelving units, whiteboards, doorways and other classroom elements
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:08pm
Guided by AASL’s “Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Programs”, the NSLPY award seeks to reward and promote exemplary programs that empower learners to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers and ethical users of information. Each winning school library program will receive $10,000, plus a crystal statue.