Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 12:07pm
English Spanish Success!, an interdisciplinary suite of innovative curriculum products (Sparkito!, Comprendo!, Claro!) published and distributed by Sunburst, is currently being used in 68 Austin Independent School District (AISD) elementary schools and over 100 districts in the U.S. ESS! supports language and academic vocabulary acquisition skills for Spanish-dominant speaking student populations.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 12:03pm
The Teachscape Reflect observation and evaluation management system will help administrators and teachers focus on specific areas in which teachers can build their skills and collaborate on their professional learning, at both the individual and school level.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 12:01pm
An independent panel of judges decided which schools would be selected for the award after nominations were submitted earlier this year. In addition to reviewing each school’s safety plan, the judges also based final scores on six criteria and put an emphasis on schools that use technology to promote safety.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:32am
Discovery Education Streaming Plus provides access to more than 155,000 digital learning objects that enhance curriculum and support all subject areas and learning styles, including videos, skill builders, games, audio files, images, writing prompts and encyclopedia articles.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:29am
Combined, these technologies allow people to have truly natural conversations with the robot, in nineteen different languages. Further, NAO robots will become even further personalized through a custom text-to-speech voice that was specifically developed to match the robot’s personality.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:25am
Paired with a 2MP webcam with integrated microphone for video conferencing, and built-in speakers, this dual-point optical touch screen display is ideal for commercial vertical markets such as signage, point of information, and kiosks for interactive applications in enterprise, SMB, education, POS, hospitality and more.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:20am
Developed specifically to address the requirements of the Common Core State Standards, these highly interactive instructional resources enable teachers to provide targeted instructional content to each student based on his or her most critical areas of need.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:14am
Most recently, the effect of excessive air infiltration through existing operable windows has been added to information on energy savings for replacement window comparisons. Users also can review annual energy, peak demand, carbon emissions, daylight, glare, condensation predictions and cost savings.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:12am
As part of the grant, Trend Micro will make a financial contribution and donate professional services, as well as software, to public schools across the U.S. The grant was created to support the safe and responsible use of technology among students and to help schools prepare them for future educational and career opportunities.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:09am
The A-F school grading system has been in use in Louisiana since the 2010-11 school year. This year, the State has enhanced the grading formula by incentivizing more rigorous outcomes and rewarding the improvements made by schools.