Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 2:31pm
Often criticized as too prescriptive and all-consuming, standardized tests have support among parents, who view them as a useful way to measure both students' and schools' performances, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll.
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Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 2:28pm
The United States has become a global leader in education spending, while also becoming a global laggard in student achievement.
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Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 2:24pm
Longer days do seem to solve a lot of problems at once: allowing more time for personal instruction, gym, and the arts; matching school schedules with the needs of working parents.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:29pm
The Learning Accelerator (TLA), a nonprofit organization supporting the implementation of high-quality blended learning in school districts across America, today announced its first full district-wide implementation with the Reynoldsburg City School District in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:27pm
The shift toward using personal devices or school-distributed technology in today’s classroom is called 1:1 learning, meaning that each student has a tablet, smartphone or computer for multimedia instructional resources, to complete assignments, to explore the Internet and to collaborate with peers.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:25pm
The DMP 128 Series offers a configuration approach to DSP that simplifies mixing, routing, conferencing, and room optimization. Quick and intuitive configuration using the DSP Configurator Software allows the DMP 128 to be installed in very little time, with easy-to-learn adjustments that can be heard in real-time.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:22pm
Built on Strategic Design, a backward lesson design methodology, myCore offers teachers on-demand support in creating and customizing rigorous, engaging, standards-aligned lessons. With the library of units and lesson now available, myCore users can pull them from the cloud-based platform and customize them for their classrooms as part of their myCore subscription.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:21pm
Tillywig’s mission is to provide retail buyers, news media, parents and consumers with product information and reviews of superior children’s products available in today’s marketplace. Listening to audio books raises reading scores, since proficient reading is the result of listening comprehension (i.e. vocabulary and fluency) and decoding skills.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:16pm
The Society is gathering in Gettysburg Sept. 18-22 for its annual convention. As part of the convention, Medal of Honor recipients will emphasize the importance of the CDP with visits to local area schools that participate in the program.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:13pm
Nevada’s rigorous approval process includes multiple stages of review. In addition to applying to receive general approval as a Distance Education provider, Edgenuity was required to submit a course application, syllabus, and alignment documentation for each class proposed for Distance Education approval.