Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 12:09pm
Flush with close to $1 million more than it had to work with earlier this week, the School Committee examined a new budget plan Thursday that would save busing to the high school, retain many teaching positions and prevent deep cuts to the arts and other electives at the high school and middle school.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 11:54am
State education officials have identified the nine Oklahoma schools most in need of a turnaround.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 11:51am
In the middle of Watts, at one of the worst-performing high schools in Los Angeles Unified, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was in his element.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 11:48am
Chicago Public Schools announced plans to open several new schools for former high school dropouts, despite large-scale budget cuts and widespread protests over school closures in the city.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 10:49am
The platform for creating and presenting interactive lessons on all MimioClassroom™ products, MimioStudio software now allows students to practice for open-response test items in the upcoming CCSS assessments using mobile devices equipped with the MimioMobile app.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 10:37am
More than two million users at over 40,000 schools and universities use Schoology’s collaborative interface to boost student engagement and streamline curriculum management. The new features announced today include: customizable award badges for use in motivating students; a new parent interface to improve communication between parents, students and teachers; and updates to the iOS and Android™ mobile apps that enhance the use of external media.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 10:34am
Newsela helps students climb the staircase of reading complexity from elementary through high school by providing daily news articles written at five levels of difficulty.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 10:30am
Mosaic is the only solution in the education space that enables institutions to implement data once, and deploy separate native apps across all major platforms including iOS® and Android™, as well as Mobile Web. With Mosaic, institutions can choose from 14 readily available features, add custom data, and create a unique interface to match their brand. With the click of a button, the platform’s backend validates data and transforms it into a robust mobile app in minutes.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 10:24am
Launched this week at ISTE 2013, the MimioMobile™ 2 mobile application and MimioStudio™ 11 classroom software will be available for download in early September.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 10:21am
With a focus on Open Educational Resources (OER) and institutional content, the OpenClass Exchange allows educators to search and access born-digital course collections developed from eTextbooks, course resources, modules and other educational content such as assessments, videos and more.