Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:31pm
Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, launched its K-12 education initiative earlier this year, aimed at identifying a small number of proven and scalable programs that address priority issues related to the Roundtable’s commitment to U.S. STEM education, teacher quality, early reading and full implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:27pm
The result of years of research, analysis and program development, CIS' comprehensive strategy is based on the intense study of actual, identified vulnerabilities and patterns of violence from school shooting events, spanning nine decades of domestic and global occurrences.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:24pm
A secure, enterprise sync and share platform, SharePlan enables users to work without interruption while empowering IT to seamlessly protect and manage enterprise data. SharePlan is available via private cloud, public cloud and hybrid deployments.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:21pm
American schools are unique in the time, energy and money devoted to non-classroom activities.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:12pm
Soundcraft’s Si Performer and Si Expression consoles will also be used in the school’s main live sound area, where a full sound reinforcement system will be set up to teach students how to mix live FOH and monitor sound and learn system networking. In addition to spending time behind the mixing boards, students will learn to work with the Soundcraft ViSi app, which enables remote control of Soundcraft consoles from an iPad.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:09pm
To participate, entrants must complete an online application and upload a three- to five-minute video describing their program. The judges will be seeking applications that illustrate critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration between students and among teachers and other members of the school staff.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:05pm
The superintendent needs to convince the public that poor children deserve iPads and that Los Angeles USD can be trusted to run the $1-billion program wisely.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:05pm
To be eligible for the competition, teachers must register for, download, and teach the “Rays Awareness” lesson plan which is part of Sun Smart U, The Skin Cancer Foundation’s free and interactive Sun Smart U education program about sun protection.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:02pm
The preference study included side-by-side comparisons of 3LCD and 1-chip DLP projectors with similar resolution and white brightness specifications. Participants viewed a series of side-by-side images and responded with their preference. Nine out of 10 respondents preferred the image from a 3LCD projector over 1-chip DLP, and of those, 87 percent strongly preferred 3LCD images.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:59pm
Ann Arbor Public Schools officials are considering banning dogs and other pets from school property while class is in session after years of operating under an ambiguous policy.