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ASCD announces upcoming conference on educational leadership

The conference promises to guide educators of all levels to add new ideas to their leadership knowledge base, focus on what matters most in leadership, and connect them with global education leaders.

United Arab Emirates giving to Sandy-hit New Jersey schools

Thirty public schools impacted by superstorm Sandy will receive $4.5 million from the United Arab Emirates, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday.

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Florida approves ‘safety net’ for school grades

Florida’s school grades won’t drop by more than one letter regardless of their score when rankings come out this summer, the State Board of Education decided Tuesday.

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The Alabama Accountability Act itself is failing schools

Unfortunately the only "fix" for failing schools prescribed by the new law is a financial incentive to parents to remove their children from these schools.

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Should schools be responsible for childhood obesity prevention?

With the nation's childhood obesity rate triple what it was 30 years ago for adolescents, expectations that schools will do more to help keep students healthy continue to rise.

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Textbooks cost too much? Startup offers alternative

The tool, Skyepack, just launched as a "freemium" product. Users can create and distribute their initial digital packs - which are a hybrid between an e-book and a mobile application - at no cost. Additional publishing space can be added for a fee.

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CDW announces “Total Mobility Management” to help mid-size organizations simplify the mobility maze

CDW Total Mobility Management simplifies day-to-day and long-term management of devices, apps and data – whether an organization’s program includes employer-owned or employee-owned mobile devices or both – integrating mobile technologies across IT networks and operations.

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Winslow Township School District equips elementary schools with Mimioboards

The board, which integrates seamlessly with all MimioClassroom teaching technologies, comes fully equipped with the renowned MimioStudio™ classroom software, and supports both wired and wireless operation.

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Award-winning, web-based math learning solution launches new features and upgrades for back to school

The most widely-used, web-based math learning solution for remedial math in the country, Think Through Math was developed by teachers and technologists to help students prepare for Common Core State Standards and accelerate math learning.

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ASCD debuts new educational leadership app and releases free digital issue on summer planning

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, has launched a new app that delivers Educational Leadership (EL) magazine content to iPad®, iPhone®, Kindle Fire®, and Android tablets and smartphones.

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