Teaching & Learning

3/8/2012

3/8/2012

Efforts to revamp public education are increasingly focused on evaluating teachers using student test scores, but school districts nationwide are only beginning to deal with the practical challenges of implementing those changes.

3/7/2012

3/7/2012

Georgia is working to become the third state to bar illegal immigrants from attending public colleges and universities.

3/7/2012

A day of boisterous protests over cuts to higher education that included thousands of students swarming the state Capitol ended with dozens of arrests after demonstrators refused to leave the building.

3/7/2012

Created by Honeywell and NASA in 2004, FMA Live! is a hip-hop science education program designed to excite middle school students about science and math by teaching Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion in an innovative, entertaining, and memorable way.  

3/7/2012

ASCD is pleased to announce it has made a variety of free professional development content available on the new iTunes U.

3/6/2012

3/6/2012

PCI Education announces the launch of PCI Reading Program-Level Three Software, a new online component to the award-winning PCI Reading Program, a reading series for students with intellectual disabilities.

3/6/2012

In response to increased interest from educators for more online learning opportunities throughout the year, PBS TeacherLine has expanded its course schedule to eight terms.

3/6/2012

Mesa Public Schools sixth-grader Blain Swallow has a very basic word to describe his "basics" education at Franklin Northeast Elementary: "Hard."

3/5/2012

3/5/2012

The Davenport Community School District is using Facebook to connect with students that have dropped out or are thinking about dropping out.

3/5/2012

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday revised recent remarks in which he said President Barack Obama’s goals for higher education showed him to be a “snob.”

3/5/2012

Teachscape has partnered with Danielson and is announcing the Framework for Teaching Effectiveness Series and the Professional Learning Suite, Framework Edition to help teachers apply the FFT to their teaching practice. 

3/5/2012

Vernier Software & Technology’s new LabQuest 2 features faster computing, a large high-resolution screen, wireless data sharing, and five built-in sensors, including GPS. 

3/5/2012

PD developer School Improvement Network released a new set of online, CEU-eligible courses on March 1st, helping educators to stay on top of their game and improve student achievement.

3/2/2012

3/2/2012

The number of black and Latino students who were accepted at one of eight highly selective high schools in New York City increased from last year, according to admissions statistics released on Wednesday by the city’s Education Department. The uptick for the two groups reverses a years-long decline in admissions to the schools, where admittance is based on a single test.

3/2/2012

Super Duper Publications has introduced Vocab-U-Sounds Fun Sheets, a new reproducible workbook and printable CD for ages 5 to 11 (grades K to 5).

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