Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 3:18pm
Earlier this year, PBS LearningMedia launched a premium tier with enhanced features and functionality available to states and districts. PBS LearningMedia Custom is currently rolling out in multiple districts across the country, along with statewide distribution in Kentucky, New York and South Carolina.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 1:58pm
As one of the very first display manufacturers to offer a 19.5” visible panel designed specifically for the enterprise, the new VG2039m-LED complements 22” and 24” VG series models, which are already shipping.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 1:56pm
In the study of 10,912 students, surveyed at 123 schools, the research team found that field trips to cultural institutions have significant benefits for students.
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.