Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 1:16pm
In a new guidebook, iNACOL President Susan Patrick and two cowriters provide educational leaders with strategies for collaborative content development and the benefits of OER, a framework for planning.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 12:49pm
For the first time, the U.S. Department of Education has released data on the leading indicators of improvement for SIG recipients, including: student attendance, teacher attendance, advanced course-taking, and more.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:22am
Web-based tools continue to proliferate, giving teachers more to add to their arsenal, but it can be hard to determine which resources are worth spending time exploring. Here are some for your consideration.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:10am
The Central High Public Schools (Marlow, Okla.) plans to purchase 60 iPads and much more thanks to a $40,000 grant it recently received from the Oklahoma Educational Technology Trust. Central High is one of 18 districts to receive a grant.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 7:09pm
The Sonoma County (Calif.) branch of the American Association of University Women offers a unique experience to middle school girls: the Tech Treck, an opportunity to attend a mathematics and science convention at Stanford University tailored for young minds.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 5:35pm
One of the most exciting projects to be funded by the Minnesota sales-tax extension is a new Career Technical Education Center at Heintz—aka C-TECH. The city of Rochester is investing $6.5 million for a new, state-of-the-art facility where Rochester public schools and Rochester Community and Technical College, MnSCU and the local business community will team up to offer vocational training to high school students from Rochester and the surrounding region.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 5:09pm
After decades of failed attempts, the Upper Bucks Technical School in Bedminster Township will receive about $23 million to renovate the nearly 50-year-old facility. But it almost didn't happen. It took an emergency cell phone call to secure the required amount of votes after the first vote failed.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 4:55pm
The Copperas Cove (Texas) Independent School District's board of trustees voted this month to approve a long-term technology plan, which lays out a road map to bolster and improve the availability and use of technology over the next three years.