Teaching & Learning

2/1/2012

2/1/2012

Lexia Learning announced that its Lexia Reading software program was honored with three significant awards from District Administration, eSchool News and EdTech Digest.

2/1/2012

Investigating Biology through Inquiry and Organic Chemistry with Vernier use real-world data to teach students key scientific concepts.

2/1/2012

Ohio education and food program officials want to increase the number of children in low-income areas who participate in a program that offers them free breakfasts or lunches during the summer, when they're not getting meals at school.

2/1/2012

Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Executive Director of the Curriculum Mapping Institute and President of Curriculum Designers, Inc., will present at the 2012 School Improvement Innovation Summit July 16-17th.

1/31/2012

1/31/2012

The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings — including the always popular pizza — will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.

1/30/2012

1/30/2012

As teachers make plans for Black History Month in their classrooms in February, Scholastic has built a robust set of free resources available on Scholastic.com to help teach students about the African American experience.

1/30/2012

Employees of the Burleson Independent School District, a small urban district in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have improved teacher practice with School Improvement Network's PD 360.

1/30/2012

Representatives of environmental crusader Erin Brockovich and an accompanying group of reporters were ordered off the grounds of LeRoy Junior-Senior High School on Saturday in an episode connected to a cluster of students there with unusual neurological symptoms.

1/30/2012

Thousands of parents waited in line Saturday morning for an education fair aimed at Hispanic families hosted by the Austin Independent School District.

1/30/2012

There’s a new battle brewing in America’s classrooms, and while it doesn’t have the religious implications of the evolution vs. creationism debate, it has prompted several state legislatures and local school boards to get involved.

1/27/2012

1/27/2012

Rural Lamesa ISD in Texas uses online professional development from School Improvement Network to help fill individual PD needs of teachers.

1/26/2012

1/26/2012

Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and test prep, announces the launch of a new online course to help students prepare for their AP European History exam.

1/26/2012

Surrounded by the white-clad students of her all-girls academy, Oprah Winfrey is glowing with pride.

1/26/2012

Professional development producer, School Improvement Network, is happy to announce the release of 15 new professional development videos for teachers.

1/26/2012

School meals for millions of children will be healthier under obesity-fighting U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards unveiled on Wednesday that double the amount of fruits and vegetables in cafeteria lunches - but won't pull French fries from the menu.

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