Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 4:10pm
Award-winning online learning developer Wowzers announced the launch of its newly designed and updated Web site, featuring a more intutitive design and dynamic new features, including a tailored user interface, richer, individualized content and a live web demo.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 4:03pm
Longtime administrator Attila J. Weninger emerges from retirement to turn around an ailing district.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 3:47pm
Leading film distributor ro*co films educational is making The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia available today on DVD for public performance and educational use. The New York Times says the film “busts any preconceptions about limits on what people with dyslexia can achieve.”
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 3:32pm
Archbishop Riordan High School tackles the challenges of implementing iPads in the classroom.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 2:04pm
February 4-8, 2013
Austin Convention Center
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 2:03pm
February 21-23, 2013
Los Angeles, California
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 12:58pm
AFT, NEA: Arming Educators Won’t Keep Schools Safe Focus Needs to Be on Investments in Mental Health Services, Reasonable Gun Safety Legislation WASHINGTON—NEA President Dennis Van Roekel and AFT President Randi Weingarten react to proposals by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, and William Bennett to arm teachers as a way to prevent school violence.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 12:22pm
Folly Quarter Middle School in Ellicott City has been named a 2012 Maryland Blue Ribbon School. It is one of six Maryland schools, and the only school from Howard County, to receive the honor.
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Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 12:12pm
In the aftermath of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, we all feel a desperate need to honor the memories of the victims and take steps to prevent such horror from happening again.
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Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 11:41am
Derek Reeve, a San Juan Capistrano city councilman, has asked his local school district to allow teachers to carry guns in classrooms to protect their students. According to a letter obtained by The Capistrano Dispatch, Councilman Reeve said, "efforts must be taken to empower teachers, staff and parents to protect our children." The letter, dated Thursday, then suggests training teachers and staff for "active-shooter scenarios" and allowing school staff, teachers and parents to carry guns on school grounds to protect children in such situations.
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