Principal DeMarcos Holland, of New Manchester High School in the Douglas County School System in Georgia, has replaced traditional class tardy bells with music, including compositions created by students and teachers. The friendlier sounds have lowered the average number of tardies from between 50 and 60 per day to less than 10.
The ever-increasing pace and variety of technological developments continues to be a challenge for K12 assistive technology products.
As we face a new year with a new president, Newsletter Editor Ariana Fine looked back on 2016 to consider the biggest and most influential stories in K12 education.
Books on improving teachers, engaging science students, evaluating second languages and teaching media literacy education.