Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 05/16/2014 - 1:44am
ASCD released the new Essential Questions DVD, developed by Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins, creators of the Understanding by Design framework . The new DVD, for use in professional learning communities and schools, explores how to design and frame essential questions to create a more stimulating environment for learning.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/15/2014 - 1:43am
The Anaheim City School District in California announced that it has chosen to implement the TIPWeb‐IM textbook inventory system from Hayes Software Systems. This solution will be implemented across the school system’s 24 schools, which serves 19,000 students.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:32pm
ASCD released new ASCD Whole Child Snapshots highlighting how well each state—and the nation—is meeting the comprehensive needs of its children. The snapshots feature data aligned with the five tenets of ASCD’s Whole Child Initiative—healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:26pm
Goalbook has expanded its web-based platform, Toolkit, to include research-based resources that allow teachers to better address social emotional learning (SEL) in the classroom.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 12:01am
As part of a new agreement between Cengage Learning's Gale and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, more than 5 million Texas public school students in more than 9,000 schools will have online access to 15 Gale databases and a collection of ebooks from Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:46pm
ASCD released four new titles that support academic achievement, including two professional development titles about best practices and strategies and two ASCD Arias publications.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:30pm
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has acquired Channel One News. The digital content provider produces daily news programs that are broadcast to nearly five million students via satellite and online at ChannelOne.com.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:22am
The University of California, Irvine's STEM University Preparation Program (STEM UPP) is a set of online modules designed to help newly admitted undergraduate students and high school students entering their senior year prepare for the academic rigor of university-level STEM studies.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:11am
Minneapolis Public Schools and Houston Independent School District have selected itslearning's cloud-based learning platform to optimize, support and expand personalized learning and instructional experiences for the combined student populations of more than 240,000 students.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/12/2014 - 2:11pm
At the International Reading Association’s (IRA) annual conference, elementary school teacher Janice Gowdy was honored as the 2014 “Literacy Legend”. The national contest, sponsored by myON and IRA, was created to honor educators that are promoting literacy in their classrooms, schools and beyond.