How one district improved its personalized learning by failing forward Sep 30th

How one district improved its personalized learning by failing forward – eschoolnews.com In the MSD of Wayne Township, there are several blended and online opportunities available for students. Perhaps the same is true in your district, but how many of those same opportunities are available to teachers as well? Recently, the teachers in one particular […]
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Killyleagh: Children avoid injury after classroom ceiling collapse Sep 30th

Killyleagh: Children avoid injury after classroom ceiling collapse – bbc.co.uk Children at a County Down primary school are left shaken after a ceiling collapses in a classroom.   Continue Reading Killyleagh: Children avoid injury after classroom ceiling collapse – bbc.co.uk
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Bias isn't just a police problem, it's a preschool problem Sep 29th

Bias isn't just a police problem, it's a preschool problem – districtadministration.com Bias isn't just a police problem, it's a preschool problemNPRSeptember 29, 2016   Continue Reading Bias isn't just a police problem, it's a preschool problem – districtadministration.com
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Technology’s Unmet Progressive Promise – by Michael DeArmond Sep 28th

Technology’s Unmet Progressive Promise – by Michael DeArmond – http://educationnext.org/ Twenty-five years ago, I was a young history teacher soaking up progressive teaching methods that aimed to foster deep, personalized learning for my students. My classroom was decidedly low-tech, but I can see how today’s technological advances might have made it easier for me to […]
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3 literacy groups win Library of Congress prizes Sep 27th

3 literacy groups win Library of Congress prizes – edweek.org   Continue Reading 3 literacy groups win Library of Congress prizes – edweek.org
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5 major cloud considerations for education Sep 25th

5 major cloud considerations for education – eschoolnews.com It’s no secret that being able to access enterprise applications and other types of software online—in a 24/7/365 environment—beats having to install, maintain, and upgrade individual applications across multiple desktops and laptops. Especially when maintaining software at school, classroom, teacher, and individual student levels is such an […]
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Do voters care about education in 2016? Sep 25th

Do voters care about education in 2016? – districtadministration.com Do voters care about education in 2016?The HillSeptember 25, 2016   Continue Reading Do voters care about education in 2016? – districtadministration.com
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This one test could predict school success beginning in kindergarten Sep 24th

This one test could predict school success beginning in kindergarten – eschoolnews.com Researchers at the University of Missouri (MU) College of Education have developed a one-item readiness test that can accurately predict kindergartners’ success in school. Researchers said they developed the test because kindergarten is an important developmental year for children–they will face many challenges […]
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About New York: A New York School Where Students Learn to Read by Sculpting Words Sep 23rd

About New York: A New York School Where Students Learn to Read by Sculpting Words – nytimes.com/ At the Windward School in Manhattan, children with learning disabilities learn to connect words to their meanings through multiple senses, including shaping letters out of clay.   Continue Reading About New York: A New York School Where Students […]
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New York Education Department Proposes Common Core Changes Sep 23rd

New York Education Department Proposes Common Core Changes – edweek.org New York state education officials are proposing changes to the Common Core learning standards used to guide lessons at every grade level in preparation for college or a career.   Continue Reading New York Education Department Proposes Common Core Changes – edweek.org
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