Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:56pm
CrossTec SchoolVue for Android includes chat and request help functionality along with the ability to broadcast the teacher's screen directly to student tablets; lock tablet screens to gain attention; engage students with class surveys; display lesson objectives, and more.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:43pm
School districts and those who work in them are finding social media sites — like Facebook, Twitter and others — as useful ways to communicate with parents and community members.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:40pm
Heralded as a visionary, conciliatory leader when tapped last year to become Santa Clara County's top educator, Xavier De La Torre now is accused of creating an atmosphere of fear that has employees fleeing and his bosses unhappy enough to deny him extra pay.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:37pm
Florida’s formula for grading its schools — hailed as a model nationwide — may be rewritten again this year to include a controversial “safety net” that would keep grades from dropping more than one letter.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:33pm
There was a time when after-school activities meant riding bikes, shooting hoops in the backyard or even a neighborhood game of hide-and-seek that went on until dusk.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:28pm
Three years ago, Connor Mizer was sitting in a third-floor classroom at Central High School when a lock-down drill was announced.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:21pm
October 27-20, 2013
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:19pm
ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, and the publisher of more than 40 education books a year, is launching a short-format imprint with the debut of its first four ASCD Arias™ professional development publications.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:18pm
Since 2001, the state's four-year high school graduation rate has hovered at around 80 percent, according to the Wyoming Department of Education.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:16pm
At a time when reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act is moving forward, superintendents from across the country met with members of Congress last week on Capitol Hill to discuss pressing issues facing our nation’s schools.