Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 2:21pm
More than two decades after Texas ended a virtual ban on coverage of evolution in science textbooks, the debate over how evolution should be taught to high school students goes on — and on.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 1:53pm
Around the world, Minecraft is being used to educate children on everything from science to city planning to speaking a new language.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 12:30pm
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and JASON Learning have worked together to develop real-world school curricula to help teachers and students understand both the importance of recycling and the applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (the STEM subjects) in the recycling industry.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 12:23pm
Designed for classrooms in grades six, seven and eight, the program covers key topics in the curriculum, addressing misunderstandings that frequently confuse students. For example, many students believe that seasons change based on the Earth’s distance from the Sun, when in fact it’s the changing tilt of the Earth’s rotational axis in relation to the Sun that causes the change in seasons.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 12:10pm
Schoolwires has become one of the nation's leading providers of strategic website and content management solutions designed to support stronger school communities, more effective schools and greater student success.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 12:07pm
In her new position, Bostock will assume responsibility for the corporate brand and marketing strategy of nora systems GmbH, along with advertising, creative and public relations worldwide.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 9:11am
Calling the Los Angeles Board of Education dysfunctional and warning that academic progress is at stake, a senior school district administrator confirmed Friday that he is resigning.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 8:55am
Although the Department of Education has not made it official, the founding principal of the Marsh Avenue Expeditionary Learning School in New Springville, is telling parents she has been tapped to serve as superintendent of Staten Island public elementary and intermediate schools.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 8:48am
Jesús Aguirre, director of D.C.'s parks and recreation department since 2009, has been appointed as the city's first Latino state superintendent of education.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Sun, 09/15/2013 - 4:03pm
If you think the business competition from China is hard now, brace yourself. It will likely get tougher in about 20 years or so. And how is China doing it? By borrowing a page from Finland. At first blush, though, it would appear that China is simply lightening up.