The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, issued the following statement last week regarding the release of the second public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards.
The internet is where we go to get information, to connect, to collaborate, to share, and to create. With the white paper "Digital Connections in the Classroom," you’ll get a foundational look at the internet and a better understanding of how you can use it to promote learning.
Due to a lack of adequate school funding, teachers nationwide spend an average of $350 of their own money each year to pay for basic classroom materials, totaling $1.3 billion annually. Fuel Your School is an online charity dedicated to helping to end that practice.
Case study: In the fall of 2010, Hillsborough County (Fla.) Schools introduced online program myON reader to Title I elementary schools and subsequently exponentially increased students' reading scores and their interest in books.
It appears that more and more teachers are rapidly losing work in the aftermath of the national economic crash. Although school districts may not be open to taking in some of these laid-off educators, one tutoring company is.
Follett Software Company’s market leading Destiny Library Manager software product for K-12 schools and districts is playing a key role in a program that by 2015 will provide all 1.1 million New York City public school students with direct access to 17 million books and other informational learning materials.
A Massachusetts high school has will enact a new policy that allows trained members of his administrative team to perform a breathalyzer test if a student is suspected of being intoxicated during a school event or during the school day.
Superintendent Daniel Fishbein’s current salary of $227,000 already exceeds the current cap of $165,000 for a district of Ridgewood’s size; should he renew his contract, as he has indicated he would, he will be forced to take a pay cut amounting to the difference.
Those who control the Kansas Legislature want to revise the state constitution to rein in the courts following a ruling that the state must boost its spending on public schools, several GOP leaders confirmed Monday.