Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 3:43pm
The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), one of the highest ranking public school systems in the country, has picked the Blackboard Learn platform to replace its current learning management system (LMS) and deliver all state-offered online courses as well as professional development for the state’s 60,000 teachers.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 3:31pm
In honor of National Disability Awareness Month, Atomic Learning along with assistive technology partners Crick Software, PALM, and TextHELP are encouraging educators to take a pledge to provide accessible instruction to reach all learners.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 3:08pm
eBOARDsolutions announces a major update to the eBOARD Evaluation module. The Evaluation module, created to help streamline and align leadership evaluations now accommodates a wider variety of leadership evaluation templates including complex models that include rubrics and multi-layer evaluations.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Sun, 10/21/2012 - 10:50pm
Dr. Gregory Welk communicates the necessity of daily physical activity for children, provides guidelines for meeting daily activity requirements, and discusses the positive correlation between physical activity and classroom learning.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 10/21/2012 - 9:23pm
The nine schools in the greater Baton Rouge area managed by the state-run Recovery School District have collectively lost more than 850 students compared with a year ago, according to preliminary enrollment numbers.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 10/21/2012 - 9:13pm
The outcome of five years of fighting by St. Louis families who wanted their failing schools to pay to send their children to accredited suburban districts has been thrown into greater doubt after the city schools received partial accreditation last week.