Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:04pm
Discovery Education’s Social Studies Techbook™ series transforms teaching and learning through dynamic and interactive content that links to historical resources and features activities that help students think critically, develop arguments and investigate history.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 9:27am
According to Apple, about 4 million iPads have been sold to U.S. schools. K12 use of devices like Google Chromebooks and Android tablets is also growing.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 8:50am
Kelly Sprinkles, currently the principal for Knox County Middle School, will replace Walter Hulett, who unexpectedly retired at the end of the last school year.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 8:35am
The Mt. Diablo school board has unanimously selected Nellie Meyer, deputy superintendent of the San Diego Unified School District, as the finalist for the Mt. Diablo superintendent position.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 12:00am
Historically, Pennsylvania teachers were rated solely on classroom observation. Beginning in 2013-14, a new state law requires half of the rating to be based on observation and half on student outcomes in all school districts.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 08/11/2013 - 9:24pm
When taking tests, students of color aren’t just worrying about the exam itself, but about what people might think of them and their ethnic group once the results come in.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/09/2013 - 4:31pm
New accountability system uses test scores, graduation rates and college admission exams to calculate indexes for student achievement, student progress, student readiness for college or work and how well a school is helping disadvantaged children.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/09/2013 - 4:28pm
Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho lauded student achievement while criticizing the state for its "dysfunctional" A-to-F school grading system during opening of schools address.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/09/2013 - 4:20pm
It's great that students are getting current technology. However, technology doesn't teach -- and it often doesn't help teach, either.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/09/2013 - 4:18pm
At most, only one of every five students asking to be transferred out of their low-performing Buffalo schools will be granted their request this coming school year, according to a new plan released today by Buffalo Public Schools.