First lady: Career, technical studies offer students options Jun 30th

First lady: Career, technical studies offer students options – edweek.org   Continue Reading First lady: Career, technical studies offer students options – edweek.org
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What We’re Watching: Why Proficiency Matters By Education Next Jun 30th

What We’re Watching: Why Proficiency Matters By Education Next – http://educationnext.org/ The Foundation for Excellence in Education has launched Why Proficiency Matters, an interactive website that will help parents understand what proficiency means in their state and how it impacts their children. As the Foundation notes, 50 percent of students entering two-year colleges are placed […]
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If da Vinci designed our schools Jun 28th

If da Vinci designed our schools – districtadministration.com If we conjured up Leonardo da Vinci and asked him to critique our public school system, he would be appalled by the way our high schools segregate students according to the “academic” and the “vocational.” Read more Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   Continue Reading If da Vinci designed our […]
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Albany middle schools, public and charter, struggle to succeed Jun 27th

Albany middle schools, public and charter, struggle to succeed – districtadministration.com As the school year draws to a close, an educational crisis continues to grow for the city’s middle school students. Read more TimesUnion.com   Continue Reading Albany middle schools, public and charter, struggle to succeed – districtadministration.com
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Ohio lawmakers send governor state's $71B spending blueprint Jun 26th

Ohio lawmakers send governor state's $71B spending blueprint – edweek.org   Continue Reading Ohio lawmakers send governor state's $71B spending blueprint – edweek.org
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Jersey Jazzman: Cerf's Up in Newark, and That Means More of the Same for its Schools Jun 26th

Jersey Jazzman: Cerf's Up in Newark, and That Means More of the Same for its Schools – nepc.colorado.edu/blog Jersey Jazzman Source:  Jersey Jazzman Remember haters: Bob Braun broke the story first: Gov. Chris Christie and state Education Commissioner David Hespe have announced the resignation of Cami Anderson as state-appointed superintendent of the Newark schools. She […]
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What should graduates look like in 10 years? Jun 25th

What should graduates look like in 10 years? – eschoolnews.com San Francisco’s Vision 2025 tackles technology and early literacy It seems an almost unknowable question: What will — or should — high school graduates look like in the year 2025? Beginning with a systematic community-wide visioning process in the 2013-14 school year, San Francisco Unified […]
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Upgrading school with a startup mentality Jun 25th

Upgrading school with a startup mentality – districtadministration.com It used to be that you risked detention for disrupting an elementary school classroom. Nowadays, disrupting a school system can earn you startup funding. A case study explores a new breed of “microschools” focused on reducing costs, enhancing educational impact, prioritizing customer satisfaction, and using technology to create […]
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Governor to sign California budget with anti-poverty efforts Jun 24th

Governor to sign California budget with anti-poverty efforts – edweek.org   Continue Reading Governor to sign California budget with anti-poverty efforts – edweek.org
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Book Creator for Windows – Create Multimedia eBooks Jun 23rd

Book Creator for Windows – Create Multimedia eBooks – freetech4teachers.com Book Creator has long been a popular iPad and Android app for creating multimedia ebooks. Today, the developers of Book Creator released a Windows version of the app. Book Creator for Windows (Windows 8.1 or higher required) allows anyone to create his or her own […]
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