Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 11:24am
Several model education programs are leading the charge to fulfill President Barack Obama's call for 100,000 highly qualified STEM teachers over the next decade, and to get them ready for the much-anticipated new K-12 math and science standards.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:58pm
At ASCD's 68th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show in Chicago, Ill., Joshua Garcia, deputy superintendent of Tacoma Public Schools in Tacoma, Wash., and Ryan Twentey, a photography teacher at Parkville High School in Parkville, Md., were announced as winners of the association’s prestigious 2013 Outstanding Young Educator Award (OYEA).
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 3:51pm
The Grand Island Board of Education is considering about 25 personnel reductions in an effort to close a $1.5 million gap between expenses and revenues in the 2013-14 budget.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 3:38pm
Wauseon Exempted Village Schools Board of Education members on Monday approved almost $400,000 in budget cuts, which includes the elimination of four teaching positions and a reduction in courses and technology services.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 11:42am
A 2011 study, "Understanding and Preventing Violence Directed Against Teachers," reported 80% of about 3,000 K-12 teachers surveyed felt victimized by students, students’ parents or colleagues in the past year.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 03/11/2013 - 11:17am
August 5-8, 2013
San Antonio, Texas
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 3:40pm
The push for high-performing college graduates and non-teachers from other professions to enter the classroom has reached an all-time high in the past few years.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 11:27am
Many school administrators classify teacher technology users into two categories: those who use technology and those who don’t. While this school of thought is logical, after having worked with and trained hundreds of teachers and administrators on integrating technology into instruction, I have found that there are generally three categories of technology teachers. I refer to them as, Digital Rock Stars, Digital Groupies, and Digital Phobes.