Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 9:45pm
School reform and improvement efforts require an information technology infrastructure in service of learning and student success. Yet, digital learning tools and services can frustrate educators.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 9:41pm
The school division of the Association of American Publishers has agreed to merge with the Association of Educational Publishers, a move that unites two of the largest organizations that deal with publishing for the K-12 market.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 9:39pm
The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, today applauded the Alabama House and Senate for ensuring thousands of Alabama families will have the opportunity to attend the school of their choice.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 3:38pm
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) announced the outstanding education leaders that will be honored at the world’s premier educational technology event, ISTE 2013, in San Antonio, June 23-26.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 3:34pm
Superintendents, school administrators and safety professionals across the country are required to make the best, informed decisions for students’ safety and security needs. In order to mitigate risks associated with emergency evacuations, school districts, colleges and universities must have a proper plan in place.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 3:29pm
After successfully implementing the Fast ForWord program in one elementary school last summer, BCS decided to use a portion of the IAL grant to expand its Fast ForWord implementation to all seven elementary schools in the district.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 2:18pm
Students in math and science classes at the Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning will be shelving their textbooks and turning to Net Texts as part of a pilot program to reduce expenses and incorporate high-quality, interactive, and easily updatable open educational resources (OER). The pilot program is the first of its kind in Amarillo Independent School District (AISD), which recently began a 1:1 iPad implementation at the specialty high school.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 3:01pm
The District already utilizes Horizon’s MyPaymentsPlus, an online system that securely processes students’ school-related payments and registers their participation in key activities like field trips, athletics, arts, clubs and other extracurricular interests.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 2:58pm
These teams outpaced over 10,000 other students—double the number of entries from 2011—to win an all-expense paid trip to New York City for a two-day competition to determine the overall champions.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 2:56pm
The TurfMutt curriculum has reached more than one million students across the country, and is featured on the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Education, Department of Energy and USGBC websites.