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.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 3:42pm
NSTA, in collaboration with The Dow Chemical Company; the Amgen Foundation; Astellas Pharma US, Inc.; the American Honda Foundation; the Bayer USA Foundation; and Lockheed Martin, announced the 244 middle and secondary science teachers from across the country who will take part as fellows in the 2012–2013 NSTA New Science Teacher Academy.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 3:28pm
Dear School Leader: Like everyone, we were shocked and saddened by last week's school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. We're sure that you share our sympathy for those affected by this tragedy, as well as a desire to ensure that parents understand what they can do to support school safety.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 9:55am
Digital Signage Expo® (DSE), the world’s largest and longest running International Tradeshow and Conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), will present an all-new comprehensive four-part Hardware, Software & Connectivity Seminar Program that will showcase the latest technologies in software, video players, video walls, and streaming video technologies.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 9:52am
When MIDAS developed its digital mixing platform, their goal was to create a system that offered the full sonic advantage of the company’s acclaimed analog consoles, most notably the acclaimed XL4 microphone preamps.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 9:49am
With just three weeks remaining before the Jan. 4 entry deadline for the 2012-13 Follett Challenge, Follett is again sweetening the deal as the company has announced it will throw a party for the contest’s two grand-prize winners at their respective schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 9:46am
In October, Samsung and Grammy award-winning artist and producer Swizz Beatz teamed up to donate more than $25 thousand in Samsung products, including Galaxy Note 10.1 tablets and 55-inch LED TVs, to the Bronx Charter School for the Arts.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 11:03am
ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, announces the release of a series of new PD In Focus® videos, as well as two PD Online® courses.