Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 04/15/2012 - 11:55pm
We applaud The News Journal’s coverage of movements engaging students in STEM studies to prepare for life’s work and citizenship in Delaware.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 04/11/2012 - 2:49pm
With planning and foresight, Nicholas Myers of Fishers, Ind., finished high school in three years. He took required senior-year classes early and completed extra courses online.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 11:55pm
Student performers, scientists and mathematicians at Carwise Middle School gave Gov. Rick Scott a firsthand look at how an additional $1 billion in education funding could help them achieve their dreams.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 11:52pm
With the hope of encouraging Pennsylvanians to better understand their personal finances, Governor Tom Corbett has declared April to be “Financial Education Month” in the state.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 04/08/2012 - 12:33pm
One of the most important components of economic development is making sure that we have a well-educated, qualified workforce to fill the new jobs coming to and being created in Virginia.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 3:47pm
Digital textbooks have gone mainstream thanks to interactive content that stimulates student curiosity and engages students in critical thinking. Next school year, Discovery Education is releasing digital textbooks for middle school social studies and high school science.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 3:17pm
Luidia Inc. conducted a survey of educators across the nation to learn about technology adoption goals and find out what is keeping schools from reaching their full potential with technology.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 2:35pm
Classroom walkthroughs are one thing that make a difference in Mooresville N.C. Graded School District, a district that the U.S. Department of Education uses as a prime example of districts doing it right.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 2:19pm
While Facebook and Google+ are popular social networks for everyday life, dozens of other networks have been created to provide safe and effective social learning environments for K12 education. Social learning networks (SLNs) allow students to learn 21st-century skills, help students build online portfolios or resumes and collaborate with peers through project-based learning.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 03/25/2012 - 12:58pm
Usually when you visit a school you walk down a quiet hallway and peer in the little windows in the classroom doors. You see one teacher talking to a bunch of students. Every 50 minutes or so a chime goes off and the students fill the hallway and march off to their next class, which is probably unrelated to the one they just left.