Sylvia Martinez, DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker
You don’t need to spend top dollar to fill this new learning space with tools that engage elementary, middle and high school students, says DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Sylvia Martinez. Read more>>
Six years ago, the district couldn’t identify from which extension a 911 call was placed. Now, it can immediately see where calls are coming from, saving police officers and emergency personnel critical time and money. Read more>>
Some FETC educators were treated to a day outside of the session rooms and visited Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ leading programs, including MAST Academy, a maritime-focused, grades 6 through 12 school on the shores of Biscayne Bay. Read more>>
With children needing to hear 90-100 percent of words spoken to properly understand instruction, it’s time to build listening into the learning environment. See how classroom audio improves student performance, assists with mild hearing loss and alleviates teacher voice strain in this inforgraphic. Download now>>
A focus on professional development and coaching can help educators take full advantage of these tools to support all learners, says DA guest columnist Doreen Bergman, director of educational programs at Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES in New York. Read more>>
In Utah, entrepreneurs are on a mission to see that every student in the state is exposed to programming, raising millions of dollars toward that goal. The state’s governor says he is including $10.2 million in this year’s budget for expanding computer science education. Read more>>
The $35,000 targeted grants will be used to expand computer science classes and teacher training. They come as part of more than $5.7 million in state funding awarded to 163 Pennsylvania schools under the Pasmart program.