Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 4:18pm
ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, has been awarded a two-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide educators with free, ongoing virtual professional development (PD) trainings on the instructional shifts of the Common Core State Standards.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 4:17pm
During an awards ceremony Tuesday night at BBVA Compass Plaza, Westside High School graduates Alex Suryapranata and Mateo Valencia, along with Sharpstown International School graduate Dora "Edith" Almazan, each received a $5,000 scholarship after completing a financial education course in high school. All three recipients plan to attend the University of Texas at Austin.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 4:14pm
Ruiz was one of six finalists out of more than 140,000 students from across the country who entered the U.S. competition to demonstrate their skills at Microsoft desktop computing applications. Finalists took timed exams and conducted interviews to prove their expertise.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 3:59pm
Edmodo’s new version offers a simplified user interface and cross-device consistency, making daily teaching activities easier. The new design makes it easy for teachers to safely use the social networking tool in the classroom, exciting learners daily with dynamic new content across class subjects.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 3:57pm
Approved courses must align with national and state standards, ensuring all students receive rigorous, high-quality preparation in core and elective content areas.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:59pm
Box today unveiled a new ecosystem for collaboration in education, with industry partners across the web, mobile and channel. The company also announced that more than 100 universities and hundreds of K-12 institutions use Box to facilitate better sharing and to create more modern classrooms.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:46pm
The acquisition will further Turning Technologies’ leading market position in the response system industry, providing a greater depth of products and technologies to more market segments.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:38pm
College-bound high school students take note: 99% of K-12 school and district leaders believe community service and service learning history positively influence college acceptance according to a survey completed by intelliVOL, publishers of x2VOL.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:23pm
With the implementation of 1-1 and BYOD initiatives in every corner of PK-12 education, Prey software has already proved invaluable to its users, recovering both lost and stolen devices in the schools they support.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:08pm
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