Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 05/21/2015 - 2:53am
Students in Kentucky are plotting their career paths and finding the grants, scholarships and other funds to pursue their paths as part of the kid-FRIENDLy initiative, a program funded in 2012 by the largest Race To The Top-District grant awarded.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:40am
SunGard K-12 Education has selected Parchment as its premier provider for the transmission of electronic academic credentials - including transcripts - for the nearly 1,400 public school districts and charter schools using SunGard K-12’s eSchoolPLUS student information system.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:36am
PowerUp WHAT WORKS resources for struggling students and those with disabilities have been added to OpenEd's library. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the online resource at the American Institutes for Research provides customizable materials, lesson plans, instructional strategies, videos and more.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:31am
Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district’s North Learning Community Hopewell High School feeder pattern has adopted the Cambridge International Examinations curricula for its six schools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:47am
AwesomeStoryBuilder enables students and teachers to author their own stories, reports, papers and curriculum units on the Awesome Stories publishing platform. The 3500 story guides and 100,000 primary sources are aligned to Common Core and state subject standards.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/18/2015 - 4:48pm
AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has partnered with Read to Them to promote family literacy and create a culture of reading in communities across the country by getting students, staff and parents of all the elementary schools in a district reading the same book at the same time.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/18/2015 - 4:15pm
Houston County Schools, an Alabama school district serving approximately 6,400 K12 students, is now using SchoolDude's CrisisManager mobile safety platform. Administrators at the 14 school locations can access CrisisManager for step-by-step procedures to follow during emergencies.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:08am
Harvard Graduate School of Education and Expeditionary Learning unveiled the Center for Student Work, a large online resource of exemplary student projects. Teachers can use the free resource – which includes videos, writing samples and other tools – as a foundation to create their own projects.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:55am
The Invent To Learn Guide to Fun is a new book from Constructing Modern Knowledge Press featuring an assortment of classroom-tested "maker" projects for learners of all ages.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:48am
GPALoveMath is a web-based math program for K5 students to bolster summer learning. The learning platform's adaptive practice algorithm responds to the child’s previous answer to determine the ease or difficulty level of the next problem.