Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:45pm
The Socorro Independent School District has added a new communications tool called Anonymous Alerts®, allowing its 44,000 students to quickly, easily, and anonymously report urgent information to school officials across their 45 school campuses. The system encourages students, parents and staff to confidentially report bullying, gang-related issues and other sensitive topics through private messages sent on their mobile and computer Internet-enabled devices.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:43pm
In addition to multi-browser compatibility, this new release provides many other innovative features and engineering enhancements. The user interface has been completely redesigned and includes larger buttons, user-friendly icons and simplified alarm management.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:41pm
One of the ways the school has found to boost student achievement is the use of BrainWare SAFARI cognitive skills development software.Results from the school’s pilot implementation during the 2012-2013 school year showed a significant impact on the reading achievement levels of the school’s 2 and 3 Grade students who used BrainWare SAFARI for fourteen weeks.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:38pm
This latest grant from Hyundai’s ST Math Initiative will support a unique, research-based blended learning math program at four schools in the Spring Independent School District. Hyundai executives and Spring ISD representatives were on hand for a celebratory assembly and ribbon cutting ceremony, where students also demonstrated their new math program.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:34pm
There are now over 10,000 schools worldwide using Nessy software programs to un-lock the often-confusing impenetrable code of the written word. Most recently Michael and his specialist team of program developers have created an entirely new suite of tailor-made programs specifically for the USA’s educational market.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:31pm
Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, launched its K-12 education initiative earlier this year, aimed at identifying a small number of proven and scalable programs that address priority issues related to the Roundtable’s commitment to U.S. STEM education, teacher quality, early reading and full implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:27pm
The result of years of research, analysis and program development, CIS' comprehensive strategy is based on the intense study of actual, identified vulnerabilities and patterns of violence from school shooting events, spanning nine decades of domestic and global occurrences.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:24pm
A secure, enterprise sync and share platform, SharePlan enables users to work without interruption while empowering IT to seamlessly protect and manage enterprise data. SharePlan is available via private cloud, public cloud and hybrid deployments.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:12pm
Soundcraft’s Si Performer and Si Expression consoles will also be used in the school’s main live sound area, where a full sound reinforcement system will be set up to teach students how to mix live FOH and monitor sound and learn system networking. In addition to spending time behind the mixing boards, students will learn to work with the Soundcraft ViSi app, which enables remote control of Soundcraft consoles from an iPad.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 3:09pm
To participate, entrants must complete an online application and upload a three- to five-minute video describing their program. The judges will be seeking applications that illustrate critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration between students and among teachers and other members of the school staff.