Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 1:54pm
As school districts struggle to find ways to pay for technology upgrades to administer a new slate of standardized tests, the Jefferson Parish superintendent says it could cost up to $40 million to fully equip the district.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 11:36am
A plethora of online tools and instructional materials is becoming available to help educators meet Common Core standards, making for some overwhelming options for teachers and students. More than seven in 10 educators search for instructional resources at least several times a week, but only one in four educators describes his or her searches as “usually successful,” according to a July survey report.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 11:29am
As Common Core implementation begins, education publishers are creating products that align with the standards and take advantage of technology that elicits student engagement. These products offer transformation beyond the regular curriculum to personalized learning, with content that adapts in real time to individual learners.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 12:30pm
Spurred on by South Dakota’s pending move to online tests, the Sioux Falls School District plans to spend $7.3 million during the next two years buying Google Chromebooks or Apple iPads for every student, from kindergarten through 12th grade.