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PE teachers are motivating students by personalizing exercise with wearable technology such as Fitbits, Apple Watches and Polar sensors.
Integrating the arts into science lessons helps the lowest-performing students retain more content, and doesn’t require much funding to do.
Investing in net-zero energy school buildings can pay dividends to districts down the line.
Detection dogs sniff out drugs, explosives and dangerous weapons, and can be more effective than traditional security staffs in certain situations.
As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes a bigger part of everyday life, schools are integrating study of the technology into curricula across subjects to prepare students for eventual jobs.
By giving more students access to pre-college exams such as the SAT and ACT, better average scores can result.
Following the trend of gamifying instruction, districts are now using training programs that allow users to score points, move up levels and earn other digital rewards.
Nap time has significant academic benefits for preschool and kindergarten students, according to recent research funded by the National Science Foundation.
Many school districts have morphed from education centers into community centers, providing medical care, housing assistance, free meals and other social services.
Facing declines in enrollment, funding and hiring pools, many rural K12 districts work to employ creative solutions to fill gaps and provide the necessary educational resources for students.
In November, middle school students from around the globe had the chance to take photos of Earth from the International Space Station. Sally Ride EarthKAM is a program meant to […]
Funding cuts since the recession have drained the accounts of rural districts, which cannot rely on a resurgence in property tax revenues as heavily as urban school systems can. Some […]
Next fall, Houston ISD students will be the first in the nation with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the Arabic language. In November, the Houston board of education unanimously […]
The testing boycott has begun: In November, thousands of Colorado high school students refused to take the state’s new science and social studies exams in a widespread protest against the […]
“Deeper learning” is an education buzzword taking hold in education circles, and could be another term for “21st century learning” and “personalized learning” in a list of trendy ideas to […]
A truancy reduction bill sponsored by Sen. Aaron Ford, D-Las Vegas, became law on Jan. 1, and could keep kids from getting behind the wheel. When a student between 14 […]
What do you do when your school district grows by 12,000 students in 10 years? In Rutherford County Schools in central Tennessee, the answer is build. One of the fastest […]
Student-centered CIOs must now focus more on the user experience than onjust keeping networks and machines functioning. “To be successful you have to dedicate 80 percent of your resources toward […]
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