The American Association of School Administrators (AASA) today announced a new two-year, multimillion dollar grant from the Walmart Foundation to expand the number of districts who serve already eligible children breakfast at school.
Attendees at ASCD's 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, held March 16–18, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., will be able to improve their conference and professional development experience by downloading a new ASCD app that puts important conference information at their fingertips.
The largest provider of online registration solutions to K-12 school districts that utilize Pearson’s PowerSchool student information system, announces its selection by Pearson to provide these services to the 130,000 student San Diego Unified School District.
Seems that today’s school employees bring more to work than their lunch. A new report from technology solutions provider CDW-G finds that information technology professionals’ and end users’ attitudes about cloud computing at work are shaped positively by their personal use of consumer cloud services, and in turn, cloud computing adoption is accelerating in schools across the country.
Though states are making progress in supporting effective school data use, they must do more to ensure that stakeholders like teachers and parents can easily access information, according to the annual state analysis report, “Data for Action 2012,” released by the Data Quality Campaign, a nonprofit that advocates school data access for all stakeholders.
STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, education has been a major component to 21st-century learning in K12, but some say the acronym needs to be more inclusive. Several groups created by educators have emerged to support the push for the addition of an “A” to STEM, for STEAM, to represent the disciplines of art.
Much like the apps on cell phones that are currently being used to translate languages and converse with the speakers of those languages, new tools and technologies are being invented at a rapid pace that can replace much of what we do in our classrooms today.
EverFi, Inc., the leading education technology company that teaches, assesses, and certifies students in critical skills, announced that it is joining thousands of educators, millions of students, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, and U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park in partnering with the Alliance for Excellent Education for the second annual Digital Learning Day.
As Director, she is responsible for building the business by maintaining key relationships with schools and organizations interested in engaging and educating students (K-6), as well as analyzing and exploring educational and market trends.