Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 2:16pm
Washington's new WaKIDS program, which stands for Washington kindergarten inventory of developing skills, is designed to help kindergarten teachers better understand the strengths and weaknesses of children.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 2:00pm
Another four school districts “scrubbed” students from their rolls and might have been awarded higher state report-card ratings than they deserved, says a state audit released this afternoon.
Canton, Cincinnati, Northridge schools in Montgomery County and Winton Woods schools in Hamilton County are the additional districts found to have systemically withdrawn then re-enrolled students who had never actually left, a process called “scrubbing.”
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 1:44pm
Bill would require public schools to allow home-schoolers to participate in sports, other extracurricular activities.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 1:30pm
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, today announced that Dr. David L. Evans, former Director of the Center for Sustainability: Earth, Energy, and Climate at Noblis, Inc., will serve as the association's new Executive Director.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 1:02pm
Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) announced a partnership to provide career exploration and job skills development opportunities for MDC and MDCPS students.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 12:59pm
Teaching math and science has never been more engaging. A new product launched is allowing teachers to use quad-copters, robotic-arms and rovers to teach math and science using dedicated educational apps aligned with mandated standards.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 12:50pm
Staff Development for Educators (SDE), one of the nation's leading providers of professional development for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce its 2013 PreK-1 Educators Common Core State Standards Academy, taking place July 20-22, 2013 in Chicago.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 12:20pm
E2020, Inc. today revealed a powerful new student experience with a host of features designed to drive deeper student engagement and help schools and districts realize the full potential of their online and blended learning models. In step with the launch of its new platform, e2020 also comes to the market with a new brand identity: Edgenuity.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 11:48am
State education officials are training teachers to better help students understand how to behave in school and encouraging principals to come up with alternatives to suspension.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 11:39am
Bundled up against the biting cold on a recent evening, parents of students at Brentano Elementary Math and Science Academy knocked on doors and collected signatures in an effort to keep their school open.