Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:47am
National 4-H Council recently welcomed several youth leaders and adult mentors as they took part in the week-long 4-H National Mentoring Capstone Program. The new initiative, coordinated with funding provided by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), incorporated elements of Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF)—an annual national citizenship and leadership program for 4-H members— with a direct focus on mentoring and training activities for both youth and adult mentors.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:36am
ASCD is partnering with Atlanta Public Schools to create a customized, blended capacity-building model of professional learning to provide APS district leaders, specialists, coordinators, and coaches with the understanding, knowledge, skills, and resources needed to successfully begin implementing the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards via school-based, job-embedded professional learning within the APS Professional Development System.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:33am
Among the long list of summer to-do’s for most IT departments, updating their organization’s Internet acceptable use policies (AUPs),is high on the list, but often ends up being overlooked due to the scale of other major system and software upgrades.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:13am
Available for the fall semester, the new courses promote student engagement and subject mastery by integrating multimedia content and emphasizing analytical problem-solving skills.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:50am
Educators interested in applying for this contest must submit a video showcasing the use of Vernier sensors in a project or experiment. Applications are due by January 15, 2014.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:44am
Kentucky’s eTranscript is provided free to high school students, school districts, colleges and universities by a collaboration among the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE), the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). Several Kentucky secondary schools and universities provided input to create a common transcript as part of this initiative.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 9:45am
As Express Books authors, instructors can now publish and sell their own books to the education and mass market on any web site by utilizing Sharedbook's e-commerce, fulfillment platform and distribution capabilities. Express Books content will also be available as excerpts through the Academic Pub Scholar Collection(TM) for selection by others in custom course packs.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 5:04pm
The partnership will allow MOREnet members to use an affordable archiving solution that includes enough flexibility and customer support to integrate successfully with their various email solutions.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 5:02pm
As the Federal Communications Commission prepares to announce a proposal to revise the E-Rate program and provide more opportunities for schools, libraries and other learning environments to secure essential broadband access for the country's students, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) today announced a series of webinars focused on empowering education leaders to advocate more effectively for much needed updates to the program.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 4:46pm
Through the new relationship, Parchment’s Receive service will be the preferred transcript solution for clients using RuffaloCODY’s application generation and management service. The service is designed to help institutions cultivate more “actionable” applications from the right students.