Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 4:43pm
The purchase of Espresso Education highlights Discovery Education’s commitment to supporting educators in the United States and around the world as they transition from static textbooks to dynamic digital learning environments.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 4:24pm
Tween's study skills curriculum The Middle School Student's Guide to Study Skills, includes lessons on the process of learning, metacognition, pre-learning strategies, Cornell notes, active reading and listening, textbook outlining, memory, recall, and test-taking strategies.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 3:20pm
November 22-24, 2013
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 3:19pm
A five-year $1.25 million federal grant will help the University of Georgia College of Education launch a new graduate program to train behavior specialists how to assess and treat children with developmental disabilities who show severe aggressive behavior.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 3:19pm
NCTM President Linda Gojak will observe and share in teaching a math lesson, as well as engage with students and discuss with them the many uses of math in their daily lives.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 3:16pm
The district has launched 69 projects at 66 schools, worth close to $200 million collectively. Planning on most of those projects, however, has only just started, and money has only just begun to flow.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 3:15pm
The International Reading Association (IRA) announced that it has become a partner of America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) and will work with the Alliance to help reduce the nation’s high school dropout rate and ensure that America’s children and youth have the resources they need to lead healthy, successful lives.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 3:06pm
The Motion Picture Association of America, along with the Recording Industry Association of America and the nation's main Internet service providers, is quietly backing another controversial push to educate schoolchildren about the evils of copyright piracy.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 3:00pm
The President John F. Kennedy students learn about today is not their grandparents’ J.F.K. In a high school textbook written by John M. Blum in 1968, Kennedy was a tragic hero, cut down too soon. By the mid-’80s, that heady excitement was a distant memory, and Kennedy a diminished one.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 2:40pm
Days after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas would be his running mate next fall, officials in that state are raising a question already asked -- but some say not fully answered -- in Connecticut.