Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 12:34pm
Since 2004, Samsung’s education programs have contributed more than $13 million* in technology to more than 500 public schools in the United States. Samsung continues to support children’s education by providing tools that empower young people to learn through a variety of STEM initiatives, including the company’s Summer Science Camps, Mobile Application Academies and a partnership with the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF).
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 12:32pm
Students who work with the Raytheon mentor network report increased interest in academics and improved grade performance. The MathMovesU mentoring programs provide students nationwide with hands-on, project-based learning, one-on-one tutoring, and real-life math and science applications – techniques that are proving highly effective.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 12:27pm
DecisionEd announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the School District of New Berlin, WI to enable data-driven decision making throughout their district with the implementation of the DecisionEd performance management solution. Under the agreement, DecisionEd will implement a data warehouse solution for data management, analytics and reports.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 12:24pm
The fall 2013 schedule of events also includes the world television premiere of the new movie, Contest, on Oct. 6, which centers on the story about a bully and his victim, and an original PSA to play on Cartoon Network throughout the coming year.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 11:19am
HUFSD has retained BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers to review the possibility of redeveloping, modernizing, and reopening the Prospect School, which was shut down and abandoned in 2003. BBS performed a review of the building’s technical condition and analyzed the district’s spacial and programming needs.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 11:11am
An impromptu “plugfest” involving a new FiberPlex converter box earlier this month at the Las Vegas labs of top AV integrator AVDB Group solved a recurring problem with the growing number of platforms using the IEEE AVB set of protocols for AV streaming.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 11:05am
According to a number of recent interviews with educators who have implemented SOAR in their scholastic programs, students are finally grasping critical study skills habits that are accelerating their academic performance.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:45pm
The issue also examines how after the tragic Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin, an unlikely partnership has formed between one of the victims' sons and a former skinhead. "The Sikh and the Skinhead" examines how the two joined forces to educate students and fight hate in the classroom.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:43pm
Monday marked yet another milestone for Exceptional Minds’ first graduating class of 2014, a small group of young, twenty-something adults with autism who are beating the odds.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:41pm
In Mismatches in Race to the Top Limit Educational Improvement: Lack of Time, Resources, and Tools to Address Opportunity Gaps Puts Lofty State Goals Out of Reach, Weiss takes a comprehensive look at the Obama administration’s signature education initiative, and finds a few notable successes but many more shortcomings.