Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:53pm
October 29 - November 2, 2013
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:52pm
Now at the push of a button, teachers and administrators will have the additional option to connect to the Social Net Watcher software without having to log out of their Standard for Success profile.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:50pm
Outstanding elementary and middle school principals from across the nation and abroad have been named 2013 National Distinguished Principals (NDPs) by the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:50pm
Campaign comes after one student says she realized on visit to the Carnegie Mellon University campus that "I wasn't even close to being ready for college."
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:50pm
Luca Lashes eBooks and apps turn “fearful firsts” for children into educational experiences and foster language development by offering eBooks in multiple languages and apps that allow for switching between languages. Select entries in the contest will be shared within the Luca Lashes e-newsletter.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:48pm
The leadership of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, and superintendents from across the country joined U.S. education policy leaders yesterday on Capitol Hill to discuss education policies that will support all schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:47pm
During the half-hour discussion, representatives from PresenceLearning and Pearson will share lessons learned from a year-long pilot of live online speech-language assessments. PresenceLearning speech-language pathologists (SLPs) administered more than 500 assessments during this time. Panelists will also discuss which assessments can be administered online and the practicalities involved.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:43pm
More than 90 percent of the 2,500 students given seats in accredited schools as of Aug. 9 were attending those schools when officials took a count last month. Still, there were defections as the unprecedented process to transfer students unfolded.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:39pm
Weeks of focused help paid off at one school -- the pass rate in math jumped 14 percentage points, with black, white and Hispanic students all making gains.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:37pm
Because our students are battling "information overload," an increasingly impactful cultural dynamic that's requiring very specific skills to tackle the ever-evolving digital learning environment. Since many students don't have those skills, they're essentially facing these challenges unequipped to win.