Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:43pm
April 2-4, 2014
New York, N.Y.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:35pm
March 19-22, 2014
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/17/2014 - 7:49am
Community Consolidated School District’s leadership academy is teaching administrators how to coach teachers. Altogether, each administrator receives an annual 63 hours of PD focused on building the leadership skills needed for the 21st-century classroom.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 02/16/2014 - 6:39pm
Technology is the cure for what ails you—at least as far as learning in the public school classroom goes. So goes the argument from Santa Fe Public Schools administrators, who want the Board of Education to approve a 1.5 mill levy tax so that the district can spend some $55 million over five years to make Santa Fe schools technology smart. It’s a lot of money.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 12:00pm
Online literacy programs are made more engaging by interactive activities and can personalize learning by tailoring reading assignments to students’ interests. Here are some programs to help struggling readers reach grade level.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/13/2014 - 9:40am
Nancy Bennett, a former entertainment executive and television producer and director, has founded the Two Bit Circus, a think tank that will never be confused with the Brookings Institution, but whose latest project may be just as relevant. The project, STEAM Carnival, is a reinvention of a traveling amusement show, aimed at sparking an interest in science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math—or STEAM—among children.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/13/2014 - 9:25am
Two K12 tech and service providers, Blackboard and Pearson, announced a collaboration to improve the integration and flow of data between their complementary K12 solutions.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/13/2014 - 9:10am
STEAM includes the arts as a vital part of each student’s education. If we want to engage more students, we need to spark their interests and their passions. The arts are a great way to accomplish this.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 3:56pm
Hooda Math, a K12 provider of web-based math games, announced the release of more than 50 free games, from basic skill practice to brain-challenging escape games. Each game is non-Flash-based and compatible with any web-enabled mobile device.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 3:09pm
Ed tech organization LearnLaunch, along with the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will cosponsor the second annual “Across Boundaries” conference focused on utilizing ed tech to improve K12 and higher education outcomes.