Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/25/2013 - 2:11pm
While mastering certain skills—like the ability to write a cohesive essay, or to solve basic logic puzzles—is helpful, and necessary to any entrepreneurial venture, entrepreneurship can only be learned through hands-on experience.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/25/2013 - 2:07pm
Lawmakers in Michigan are taking the lead to stop education standards developed and pushed by governors and school leaders across the country. The state House on Wednesday passed an amendment, attached to the Education Department budget, that prohibits any funding for the controversial Common Core system.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/25/2013 - 2:02pm
Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday promised lawmakers "the battle of their lives" if they balk at his bid to overhaul state education. A day after Democratic state senators announced their differences with him over his proposal to change the way schools are funded, the governor came out swinging.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/25/2013 - 12:09pm
General Mills is teaming up with a civil rights group to help get Latino parents more involved in their children's education. The Minneapolis-based company's Box Tops for Education program is partnering with the National Council of La Raza for the program "Committed Parents: Supporting Your Child's Success."
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/25/2013 - 11:59am
John Fitzsimons took the reins of the Parsippany-Troy Hills School District Tuesday. Fitzsimons, who retired in 2011 as superintendent for the Lawrence, N.Y. school district, officially began his position as interim superintendent on April 23 following the departure of Lee Seitz. Seitz, who announced his retirement effective May 15, left the district Tuesday to exhaust his unused leave.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/25/2013 - 11:51am
Smithtown Superintendent Anthony Annunziato created a new administrative staff position on Tuesday night, promising its the first of many reorganizational changes to come. Deborah Vertovez was appointed interim assistant superintendent starting May 6.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 8:07pm
To change the way teachers teach today’s active learners, we must change the way teachers learn using the learning technologies and media already embraced by their students, such as Blackboard Collaborate.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 7:49pm
View the on-demand presentation on creating an IEP in math for every student.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 7:43pm
Innovative designs for tomorrow's learning.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 4:26pm
Hartford Public School students have narrowed their achievement gap with the rest of the state by a third since 2006-2007. The superintendent says much of that has come during and because of Governor Malloy's time in office.