Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 4:34pm
For the past 21 years, the Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Program has motivated hundreds of thousands of students across the U.S. and Canada to excel – and have fun – at science.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:39pm
Stoneware, the leader in Unified Cloud computing, announced the immediate availability of LanSchool 7.7.2. This release includes many new features but remains simple, reliable and easy-to-use, as teachers and tech coordinators have come to expect.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:36pm
Like many states across the country, New Jersey is engaged in comprehensive reform of teacher and principal evaluation systems, and changing its laws to tie these evaluations to student achievement.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:30pm
Super Duper Publications has a new entry into its line of Quick Take Along Mini-Books with the Social Skills Quick Take Along. This is the perfect pocket-sized resource for the busy, on-the-go educator or parent to help their children improve everyday pragmatic skills.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 4:22pm
Putnam County School System has selected Blackboard Learn™ to replace its current learning management system (LMS) after determining the need for a more flexible and secure platform for online and blended learning, Blackboard Inc. announced.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 4:10pm
Award-winning online learning developer Wowzers announced the launch of its newly designed and updated Web site, featuring a more intutitive design and dynamic new features, including a tailored user interface, richer, individualized content and a live web demo.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 3:47pm
Leading film distributor ro*co films educational is making The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia available today on DVD for public performance and educational use. The New York Times says the film “busts any preconceptions about limits on what people with dyslexia can achieve.”
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 12:58pm
AFT, NEA: Arming Educators Won’t Keep Schools Safe Focus Needs to Be on Investments in Mental Health Services, Reasonable Gun Safety Legislation WASHINGTON—NEA President Dennis Van Roekel and AFT President Randi Weingarten react to proposals by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, and William Bennett to arm teachers as a way to prevent school violence.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 4:00pm
School Boards across the country are passing resolutions asking Congress to stop drastic education funding cuts that automatically go into effect January 2, 2013, if the impending “fiscal cliff” is not stopped.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 3:46pm
As boards of education and state legislatures refine, adopt or enact educator evaluation requirements, Silver Strong & Associates — developers of The Thoughtful Classroom Teacher Effectiveness Framework — has partnered with education software developer Netchemia to offer a comprehensive solution to performance evaluations for districts and schools across the country.