Technology

11/16/2012

11/16/2012

Atlanta Public Schools (APS), serving more than 51,000 students in the greater Atlanta, Ga., metro area, has become the latest school system to select digital solutions from ASCD to meet their district-wide professional development goals.

11/16/2012

Follett Corporation today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has elected Mary Lee Schneider as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 26, 2012. Schneider joins Follett after serving as RR Donnelley’s President, Digital Solutions and Chief Technology Officer. She also served on Follett’s Board of Directors for 11 years.

11/15/2012

11/15/2012

State Board of Education members blasted Georgia Cyber Academy officials Tuesday, saying the online school is failing to meet the needs of its special education students.

11/15/2012

With more students, fewer teachers and less money, school systems are searching for ways to stay competitive with what they offer students.

11/15/2012

The Funding Year 2013 Form 470 filing window dates have been officially released. The FY2013 filing window will be open for 93 days beginning at 12:00 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, and closing at 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, March 14, 2013.

11/15/2012

Literacy publisher Benchmark Education Company announces Read at Home, a new series of independent reading and parent interaction kits to help students get the practice they need at home to improve their reading skills.

11/15/2012

PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, was named a winner in the New Products category of the 2012 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence.

11/15/2012

ePals Corporation (TSX-V: SLN), an education media company and the world’s leading safe social learning network, today announced the launch of News Now, a new learning center on www.ePals.com/journalism dedicated to helping high school students learn professional news and editorial reporting skills.

11/14/2012

11/14/2012

The results are coming in from a US Department of Education funded study of Responsive Classroom, a nationally recognized evidence-based approach to teaching that increases academic achievement, decreases problem behaviors, improves social skills, and leads to more high-quality instruction.

11/14/2012

CTB/McGraw-Hill, the nation’s leading educational assessment partner, announced the launch of Acuity® Performance Task System, a new performance assessment authoring system and item bank, which will enable teachers for the first time to evaluate project-based learning across multiple subjects using meaningful, research-based assessment methods.

11/14/2012

The Turning Foundation in collaboration with the Eastern Ohio P-16 Partnership for Education is launching a new website focused on connecting the public with Northeastern Ohio education.

11/14/2012

Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced that Auraria Library in Denver, Colorado is the winner of the Out-of-the-Box Marketing Contest, launched in September at R-Squared – The Risk and Reward Conference.

11/14/2012

E-books are now selling more copies than hardbound, print books, and the average public library e-book collection has expanded by 55 percent in 2010 and 75 percent in 2011.

11/13/2012

11/13/2012

Bretford Manufacturing, Inc.®, a United States manufacturer of dependable furniture products that improve how people work and learn, announced an expansion to its MDM Cart line, which includes three new models with a 20 percent smaller footprint for more options to fit needs and budgets in K-12, higher education and business environments.

11/13/2012

Those with educational institutions and school districts that are considering investing in a private digital communications network are invited to attend the Digital Signage Connection's (DSC) free webcast at 2pm EDT, on Thursday, 11/29.

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