Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:47pm
School leaders and staff deal with emergencies frequently, but in an often inconsistent manner. Consistency in response can be enhanced by developing an emergency plan to deal with life-threatening medical emergencies and training staff.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:47pm
To create the collections, Net Texts’ content researchers reviewed hundreds of YouTube Education channel videos and video collections, and selected those they believe teachers will find most valuable.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:46pm
Personalized learning is beginning to produce positive results in student achievement as it becomes more established in districts nationwide. These success stories are encouraging more districts to adopt the tech-heavy learning model that’s designed to customize education for each student.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:44pm
As secondary school principals guide their schools and teachers through a myriad of changes, it’s becoming necessary for these leaders to reinvent themselves. No longer can principals succeed by operating only as a manager—the evolving school environment requires a more extensive approach.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:43pm
The platform’s modular technology incorporates a workflow engine to support the end-to-end process of assessment development, including blueprinting, item authoring and review, test generation and test administration.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:40pm
Catapult Learning, LLC, a leading provider of intervention services and professional development programs for K-12 schools, announced today that it has acquired Newton Alliance, LLC. This transaction makes Catapult Learning the largest provider of intervention services and professional development for K-12 schools in the nation.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:40pm
Summer schools—whether credit recovery courses for high school students or remedial programs for younger children—have long been reliable features of the educational landscape. But the recession and its aftermath of severe budget cuts have changed the priorities of school district leaders.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:36pm
Changing state laws and the rise of evaluations have given administrators more flexibility in removing tenured teachers, a task that had long been nearly impossible. More states are tying student achievement to teacher evaluations and renegotiating contracts.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:33pm
The American public school system’s focus on struggling students leaves high-achievers without a challenging enough education—a detriment to the country in a time of concerns over international competitiveness, says a new guidebook.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 4:31pm
Available to ISTE members, the interactive learning experience with top experts in education technology will feature hot topics from the ISTE 2013 Conference as well as previews of the programs for ISTE 2014 in Atlanta.