Applying concepts founded in technology to support language acquisition for English learners helps to integrate the technological part of STEM in the classroom, says Lori Menning, a consultant for Cooperative Educational Service Agency 6. Her presentation at FETC in Orlando, Fla., connected technologies with best practices developed through research and classroom experiences.
Oregon students who wish to attend school outside their home districts may have trouble doing so next school year. They may, that is, unless the state Legislature acts this year to extend the 2011 law that makes it easier for students to cross district lines to attend school. It’s no longer the controversial subject it was when first approved, and lawmakers should extend it.