Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 8:27am
As we look forward to an exciting new year of technology-enabled learning, District CIO reached out to superintendents to find out what their chief technology priority is for 2013. From hardware rollouts to more training on how to use technology, here’s a sampling of what school districts are focusing on this year.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 1:14pm
The question is one stirring debate over how to integrate nonfiction works into English programs to improve reading scores, while not abandoning the novels that have become the gold standard of high school reading lists.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 2:11pm
Amabilia Villeda received a surprising phone call from her daughter's teacher one day — the sixth-grader could barely read. "How did this happen?" Villeda said. "Now she's in eighth grade and reads at third-grade level."
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 4:21pm
Case study: In the fall of 2010, Hillsborough County (Fla.) Schools introduced online program myON reader to Title I elementary schools and subsequently exponentially increased students' reading scores and their interest in books.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 07/12/2012 - 12:38pm
In the first case of its kind, the American Civil Liberties Union is charging that the state of Michigan and a Detroit area school district have failed to adequately educate children, violating their "right to learn to read" under an obscure state law.