Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 2:38pm
With the Chicago area hit with one of the snowiest and coldest winters on record, prompting multiple days of school closures, many teachers and students improvised classes on the nonattendance days, uploading digital lessons and holding virtual classroom discussions.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 2:33pm
They have tried and failed to loosen tenure rules for teachers in contract talks and state legislatures. So now, a group of rising stars in the movement to overhaul education employment has gone to court.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 1:45pm
Gov. Rick Snyder’s state budget will propose a $322 million boost in K-12 school spending. He will call for $11.7 billion in spending for 2014-15—that’s a 2.8 increase, but only about one-fifth of the increase represents extra money for classrooms.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 1:24pm
State lawmakers will take up a proposal today that would prohibit school districts from collecting biometric information, including the characteristics of fingerprints, hands, eyes and the voice.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:10am
Responsive Classroom professional development will also be provided at hundreds of on-site trainings in schools and districts across the country.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:08am
Version 4.0 offers users new features including a comprehensive mobile command center, social media integration and a weather tool for severe weather monitoring.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:05am
From alpine skiing to snowboarding the Sport Activity Packs comes with an overview and history of the sport, project-based lesson plans, and plenty of free resources to engage students.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 11:01am
Kids Read Now Executive Director Barbara Lurie will join the education field’s most energetic and innovative leaders from all backgrounds of the learning landscape to lead a panel discussion on the “summer reading slide” at SXSWedu Conference & Festival.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 10:54am
The educational entities implemented Tools4ever’s solutions to automate their account management procedures and to improve access and security of their internal solutions.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 10:51am
The key priority for ASCD and its members in 2014 is to promote multimetric accountability so that standardized test scores are not the sole measure of student achievement, educator effectiveness, or school quality.