Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 11:26am
More than 140,000 youth from 192 countries registered to join the Summer School and 100 participants were selected based on their motivation to improve intercultural understanding and cooperation across borders.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 11:24am
Supported by a $5 million contribution from AT&T, Communities In Schools will expand and strengthen its network that is helping 1.25 million of the nation’s most challenged students achieve in school, graduate and go on to college and career success. In addition, AT&T employees will support these efforts as volunteer mentors across the country.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 11:21am
BenchPrep concurrently announced it has amassed more than 30 publisher partnerships with industry leaders such as Cengage and Princeton Review, most recently bringing Research & Education Association Inc (REA) into the fold as entrée into the college credit test prep market.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 11:17am
Anchored by a new national conference – Time to THRIVE – the Project will provide training, technical assistance and best practices tools for K-12 educators and youth-serving organizations of all types, including after-school enrichment programs, recreational sports leagues, summer camps, family counseling centers and job training centers.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 11:09am
Now continuously adaptive, Mastering combines instructor-created assignments with adaptive follow-up assignments that address any lingering gaps in concept-level proficiency.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:57am
This integration enables students to quickly and easily access Lexia’s reading content and educators to seamlessly access data and analysis tools alongside those of other programs and systems instead of having to move from program to program manually.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:55am
Donald Conyers, a senior supervising superintendent with the Department of Education, is serving as interim superintendent, following the retirement of District Superintendent Erminia Claudio, whose last day on the job was Aug. 30.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:48am
As part of its effort to sustain and also improve its curriculum, CAI recently commissioned a market research study to learn what parents considered to be most important in a child’s education.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:46am
It’s been a busy summer for Michael Tempesta, the new superintendent of Saugus Public Schools in Saugus, Mass. Since taking over in July, Tempesta has met with numerous town officials, administrators, teachers, parents and others to glean valuable feedback and to gain a deeper understanding of the community’s needs so he can make informed decisions as the leader of the school district.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:40am
The app is similar to ClassDojo, a behavior management app that has gained popularity in individual classrooms. LiveSchool distinguishes itself by offering tools for school-wide data collection, analysis, and communication with parents.