Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 11:12am
Grand Jury testimony released Tuesday describes the tight-knit relationships between contractors, administrators and board members at three South County school districts and sheds light on how lucrative contracts were awarded under bond programs.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:59pm
Almost half-a-million brand-new books are making their way into the hands of kids from low-income families this week, thanks to First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise, and The Molina Foundation.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:55pm
Kansas families now have access to a new and innovative public school option with the announcement of the Kansas Virtual Academy (KSVA). Offered by the Spring Hill School District, the online public school will serve students statewide in grades K-6 beginning next year.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:50pm
Built to complement PrepMe, an online adaptive learning solution for PSAT, SAT and ACT test preparation, the PrepMe Vocabulary Quiz is a free tool that helps prepare students to reach their goals.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:47pm
Badgetec has developed a new category of wearable Personal Tags that attach to ones clothing with a new “paperclip-like” clip. Called the Contour Clip®, it uses two flat fingers similar to paperclips that clamp over an edge of the collar, lapel or pocket.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:42pm
As the district moves toward implementing 1:1 learning environments, DCP, a mobile device compatible platform, will support this initiative by providing students with direct access to the curriculum and learning resources on the devices that they will be using every day.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:40pm
The site is designed to assist those employers in staying on top of rapidly approaching changes, program details and best practices resulting from this historic shift in the nations health insurance system.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:35pm
The PMA-350H is a three input, 24 volt, 50 Watt, plenum rated stereo mixer/amplifier. To provide priority override for a Public Address system, the amplifier senses P/A audio and mutes connected audio sources to ensure delivery of important messages.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:30pm
Both sessions will focus on the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI), a project co-led by AEP and Creative Commons to create and encourage implementation of a metadata markup standard for educational resources. An extension of Schema.org, the LRMI aims to improve Internet search results for the education community.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:26pm
With the demand for occupational therapy (OT) services growing due to increases in the cases of learning disabilities, sensory processing disorder and autism combined with the rigors of the Common Core implementation, special education administrators are trying – and seeing success with – new service delivery models, including online OT.