Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/28/2013 - 11:00am
Education Secretary Arne Duncan is getting called out for claiming -- erroneously -- that teachers are "getting pink slips" as the sequester looms. Duncan made the claim on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday. Discussing the looming spending cuts that begin to kick in Friday, he said: "There are literally teachers now who are getting pink slips, who are getting notices that they can't come back this fall."
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 7:35pm
Leading Brain-Computer Interface company, NeuroSky, has recently launched the Brainwave Starter Kit, a MindWave Mobile package that offers an introduction to the power of the human brain through fun, interactive applications.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 7:31pm
Developed in partnership with educators, bioinformaticians, researchers, and science media experts, the eBOL Community Web Portal integrates new digital resources to bridge the biodiversity knowledge gap and advance DNA barcoding as an interdisciplinary teaching and learning tool.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 7:28pm
Every day, yellow school buses perform a heroic achievement: they provide access to education for millions of childrenacross the United States and Canada. They do this while maintaining a safety record unequalled in the transportation industry.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 7:23pm
Epson, is asking K-12 and post-secondary educators in the United States and the District of Columbia to share their top five benefits of using document cameras in the classroom for a chance to win one of four Epson® DC-20 document cameras during the “Epson Document Camera in the Classroom Contest.” Epson invites U.S. educators to submit their entries online between March 15 and May 10, 2013.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 7:19pm
School drama programs across the country are in danger. The Department of Education reports a 16% drop in public elementary school instruction for drama/theatre over the past ten years, and a 3% drop in secondary schools. In our current economy, drama programs are at greater risk, as state and local legislators look to cut education budgets to make up for funding shortfalls.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 7:17pm
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a provider of professional projector solutions, today announced the immediate availability of its new SOLID SHINE™ Series of lamp-free projectors with DIGITAL LINK technology.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 7:13pm
This agreement allows for both public and private K-12 and higher educational institutions in the state to qualify for deeply discounted VMware license and production support from Matrix Integration, a leading technology solutions and services provider based in Jasper, Ind.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 6:38pm
More than 10,600 K-12 educators responded, revealing a consensus of educator sentiment about how safe schools are in light of the recent Sandy Hook shooting, and what should be done to ensure student and educator safety.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 5:51pm
Allows students to confidentially share bullying and other safety issues with administrators through Web, SMS, and Android or Apple iOS mobile applications.