Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 2:44pm
After a rocky 13-year reign as Evanston's elementary school district superintendent, Hardy Murphy abruptly resigned two weeks before the start of classes, leaving stunned supporters and detractors with questions.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 2:41pm
“Zero tolerance” policies call for automatic, harsh punishments, often suspensions or expulsions, for certain offenses. Now there’s a trend to ban the policies, including those in Ohio.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 2:32pm
The automatic, across-the-board budget cuts have also resulted in pay cuts or layoffs for at least 18,000 employees of Head Start, which provides education, nutrition, and health services for children aged 5 and under.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 2:31pm
Often criticized as too prescriptive and all-consuming, standardized tests have support among parents, who view them as a useful way to measure both students' and schools' performances, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 2:28pm
The United States has become a global leader in education spending, while also becoming a global laggard in student achievement.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 2:24pm
Longer days do seem to solve a lot of problems at once: allowing more time for personal instruction, gym, and the arts; matching school schedules with the needs of working parents.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:29pm
The Learning Accelerator (TLA), a nonprofit organization supporting the implementation of high-quality blended learning in school districts across America, today announced its first full district-wide implementation with the Reynoldsburg City School District in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:27pm
The shift toward using personal devices or school-distributed technology in today’s classroom is called 1:1 learning, meaning that each student has a tablet, smartphone or computer for multimedia instructional resources, to complete assignments, to explore the Internet and to collaborate with peers.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:25pm
The DMP 128 Series offers a configuration approach to DSP that simplifies mixing, routing, conferencing, and room optimization. Quick and intuitive configuration using the DSP Configurator Software allows the DMP 128 to be installed in very little time, with easy-to-learn adjustments that can be heard in real-time.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:22pm
Built on Strategic Design, a backward lesson design methodology, myCore offers teachers on-demand support in creating and customizing rigorous, engaging, standards-aligned lessons. With the library of units and lesson now available, myCore users can pull them from the cloud-based platform and customize them for their classrooms as part of their myCore subscription.