Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 12:48pm
More than 200 schools are working with Pearson to address the ongoing demand and desire for results-oriented online learning programs. Increasingly, students who need a flexible path to earning a degree are looking to online learning programs to access quality higher education. In response, higher education institutions around the country are investing in comprehensive educational services that develop and scale online programs that are high quality, rigorous and drive student achievement.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 12:12pm
Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, announced Promethean’s ActivInspire teaching and learning software is now available for purchase for both new and current customers of Epson’s industry-leading BrightLink® interactive projectors. Educators in the United States and Canada now have an easy way to add curriculum software into interactive learning environments.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 10:06am
In a panel program at the nation's Air and Space Museum, prominent journalists and leading women in science will talk about the accomplishments of America's first woman astronaut in space, Dr. Sally Ride.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 10:04am
All of the business software nominated products and services were first reviewed by third-party judges, whose evaluations determined 100 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select 27 CODiE Awards Winners.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 10:01am
In the Grade 7-9 division, the winning cartoon came from Sam Clement from Evans Junior High School in Normal, Illinois. It shows an elephant and a donkey in a car. They narrowly avoid plunging over the “fiscal cliff” by running out of gas…but then they decide to put more gas in the car.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 9:56am
Damian Creamer, Founder and CEO of FlipSwitch, recently participated in a special advocacy trip to Washington, DC, hosted by the Internet Marketing Association (IMA) to advocate for innovation in technology-based education. The visit offered an exclusive opportunity for an intimate delegation to participate in a series of seminars and meetings with key decision makers.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:31am
Royal Seating will now be exclusively marketed and sold by School Specialty, expanding the company’s proprietary Furniture & Equipment stable of products.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:27am
The CCRPI is the new accountability system that replaces the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) measurement in Georgia. The U.S. Department of Education granted Georgia’s waiver from NCLB on Feb. 9, 2012.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:22am
Never Underestimate Your Teachers offers school leaders a new model for understanding great teaching as a combination of skill and will, and it’s the first book of its kind to support leaders as they facilitate teacher growth in both areas through differentiated leadership.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:12am
Visitor badges serve two security purposes in schools: to identify non-employees in order to control their entry into restricted areas and secondly, to prove their authorization to be in a specific area of the facility.