Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 2:08pm
Discovery Education and the White House announced that later this month First Lady Michelle Obama will lead U.S. students in a cultural exchange with their peers in China as part of the Of the People: Live from the White House Virtual Field Trip series. On March 25, Discovery Education will broadcast an interview between Mrs. Obama and an American student studying in China.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 1:43pm
In an effort to make college a possibility for all students, particularly students who would be first in their families to attend college, Hobsons announced the release of the Naviance College and Career Readiness Curriculum, a blended learning college and career readiness solution for students in middle and high school.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:34pm
KnowRe, an educational technology company with an adaptive mathematics curriculum, was listed in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies 2014 series as one of The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 5:04pm
Harrison School District Two, the recipient of Video Insight's second School Security In-Kind Grant Program, will receive a grant valued at over $20,000 that includes Video Management Software licenses, IP video surveillance cameras and more.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 03/09/2014 - 11:44pm
Motorola Solutions and Chardon Area Schools launched the SchoolSAFE Solution, which provides an instantaneous link to first responders in an emergency. The software enables interoperable radio communications between school personnel and first responders in compliance with National Incident Management System guidelines.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 03/09/2014 - 2:34pm
The FCC issued a Public Notice revealing E-rate program reform actions under consideration, including a one-time targeted support for schools and libraries that lag behind in broadband connectivity. E-rate consulting firm Funds For Learning will discuss the E-rate program news in a free webinar on March 13.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 3:57pm
Staff Development for Educators' seminar on Early Numeracy Success! Strategies for Building a Strong Math Foundation seminar, offered this spring for educators of grades K2, is designed to take the guess work out of how to teach math content the way today's rigorous standards require.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 3:14pm
The summer programs in seven school districts, which are part of the National Summer Learning Association's New Vision for Summer School Network, will include free, unlimited access to Capstone's myON with thousands of enhanced digital books and tracking and measurement tools.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 1:46pm
H&R Block recently introduced the "How Big is a Billion?" contest, a new educational program that asks teachers to turn the idea of $1 billion into a math assignment for a chance to win a $3,000 grant by March 14.