Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 12:01pm
With Lexia bringing greater breadth to Rosetta Stone’s K–12 Education business, the company plans to leverage Lexia’s expertise in children’s reading to deepen its engagement with schools and take its digital literacy solutions to young learners in the consumer market, both in the United States and internationally.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:57am
The National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA HIN) and Nestlé in the United States are expanding their joint initiative Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives to include nutrition resources for upper elementary school students (grades 3-6). Materials are currently available for grades K-3 through an existing NEA HIN and Nestlé partnership, which supports educators’ efforts to teach students about healthy living.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:55am
The comprehensive e-learning platform and award-winning learning network and community have teamed up to deliver the latest tools in social networking, online collaboration and strategic planning to Ohio's teachers and educators.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:53am
Under the collaboration, these non-profit organizations will work together to create new and innovative educational resources and utilize JFI's national network of teachers and Veteran volunteers to deliver the educational content into classrooms across the country while garnering public support and awareness for the effort.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:50am
Delivering an amazing one billion stunning colors, the MX661 offers Colorific™ image quality for accurate, crisp, and long-lasting color. With the MX661, BenQ is also introducing its latest version of QPresenter — the wireless software app that lets presenters and participants share files directly from their handheld devices.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:47am
National 4-H Council recently welcomed several youth leaders and adult mentors as they took part in the week-long 4-H National Mentoring Capstone Program. The new initiative, coordinated with funding provided by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), incorporated elements of Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF)—an annual national citizenship and leadership program for 4-H members— with a direct focus on mentoring and training activities for both youth and adult mentors.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:36am
ASCD is partnering with Atlanta Public Schools to create a customized, blended capacity-building model of professional learning to provide APS district leaders, specialists, coordinators, and coaches with the understanding, knowledge, skills, and resources needed to successfully begin implementing the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards via school-based, job-embedded professional learning within the APS Professional Development System.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:33am
Among the long list of summer to-do’s for most IT departments, updating their organization’s Internet acceptable use policies (AUPs),is high on the list, but often ends up being overlooked due to the scale of other major system and software upgrades.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:13am
Available for the fall semester, the new courses promote student engagement and subject mastery by integrating multimedia content and emphasizing analytical problem-solving skills.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:50am
Educators interested in applying for this contest must submit a video showcasing the use of Vernier sensors in a project or experiment. Applications are due by January 15, 2014.