Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:54pm
Over 2,700 high school robotics teams will compete in 98 regional and district competitions starting this week for an opportunity to win regional recognition for design excellence, sportsmanship and teamwork and advance to the Championship competition.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:48pm
The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access is hosting a free online conference for teachers and students March 12, where experts from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will explain the two forces that enable things to fly: lift and thrust.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:47pm
The new semester-long course introduces micro- and macroeconomic theory while covering a range of timely topics, from the characteristics of different economic models to the intersection of government and business.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:44pm
Teaching and learning app BoomWriter now features Common Core-aligned English Language Arts lesson plans. The lesson plans are free for teachers to use and cover a range of grades.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:54pm
Cree, Inc. is expanding its outdoor lighting portfolio with two new LED luminaires, which can cut energy consumption by 65 percent and nearly eliminate maintenance costs to replace outdated HID luminaires.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:53pm
Schneider Electric completed an energy savings performance contract with two local districts spanning 12 facilities and incorporating dozens of efficiency upgrades, saving the districts over $2.4 million in energy costs over the 15 year partnership.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:52pm
The book provides practical routines and developmentally appropriate activities that foster an environment for young learners to master core kindergarten content along with the Common Core State Standards and show teachers how to conduct authentic assessments.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:51pm
As part of the seventh annual Doodle 4 Google competition, students can meet the team of artists who create Google’s doodles with a live virtual field trip highlighting the creative process and science behind Google’s logo transformation.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:50pm
Child Trends conducted an extensive review of the research and evaluations underlying Integrated Student Support (ISS) approaches in K12 schools. ISS approaches promote academic success by securing and coordinating supports tailored to the specific needs of at-risk students.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 12:09am
The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is partnering with New Regency, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to distribute copies of the film, book and study guide 12 Years a Slave to public high schools.