Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 3:39pm
More stringent passing requirements for standardized tests have Tri-Cities education officials worried schools with traditionally high marks will soon be considered failing, while also trying to plan for the fallout from parents.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 3:36pm
Cyndie Sebourn, a retired Arkansas educator, founded Apps With Curriculum to make educational apps better suited for classroom use. All curriculum is downloadable and free to access.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 3:35pm
The Phoenix Union High School District hired Quintin Boyce to perform the typical duties of a principal, such as supervising teachers, overseeing school policies and analyzing test scores. But he spends the bulk of his attention this time of year on one thing: increasing the student population, which means more state money for the school.
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Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 3:34pm
This April marks the 30th anniversary of “A Nation at Risk,” the controversial Reagan-era report from the National Commission on Excellence in Education, that laid out the dire conditions of the U.S. public education system and called for government reform.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 3:32pm
In his ongoing effort to make New York City a technological powerhouse, Mayor Michael Bloomberg today revealed the 20 middle and high schools selected for the city’s new Software Engineering Pilot (SEP) program.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 3:32pm
Through the relationship, Premier will work with CCI to bring early reading intervention and prevention programs to market. The exclusive distribution partnership could develop into a more comprehensive relationship that would include content collaboration for new products.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 3:28pm
Edgenuity’s summer school program includes 185 courses in core curriculum, credit recovery and electives, as well as state-certified online teaching services, all available with flexible and attractive pricing.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 3:22pm
MultiTouch Ltd., the world leader of interactive display systems, today debuts its new product, MultiTaction Codice. Personalized for each user in the form of a 2D barcode, Codice allows all digital signage, and other interactive display users, to send content directly to their emails just by using their personal ‘Codice’ marker.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 12:32pm
Texas Instruments (TI), the most trusted brand in graphing calculator technology, “took a major step forward in our mission to improve student understanding and achievement in mathematics” with the release of two new innovative apps: TI-Nspire™ App for iPad and TI-Nspire™ CAS App for iPad, said Melendy Lovett, president of Texas Instruments Education Technology.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 12:27pm
The webcast coincides with the publication of David Baldacci’s new book for young readers, “The 39 Clues®: Cahills vs. Vespers: Day of Doom,” the latest title in the bestselling and educational Scholastic series, The 39 Clues®.