Hour of Code Org Developing New, Free CS Course Mar 19th

Hour of Code Org Developing New, Free CS Course – thejournal.com Code.org, the organization behind Hour to Code, will shortly pilot a new middle school/lower high school introductory computer science course that will be free when it’s released. For a short time it’s also taking applications for free professional development to help teachers prepare.   […]
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NY Times Launches Program to Give Online Subscriptions to High School Students Feb 3rd

NY Times Launches Program to Give Online Subscriptions to High School Students – thejournal.com The New York Times is launching a new program that will allow its subscribers and others interested in helping to support journalism and education by sponsoring online subscriptions to students in public schools.   Continue Reading NY Times Launches Program to […]
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Carnegie Learning Adds Summative Assessments to Middle School Math Software Jan 22nd

Carnegie Learning Adds Summative Assessments to Middle School Math Software – thejournal.com Carnegie Learning, a company that offers software- and web-based personalized learning solutions, and Edulastic, an online assessment platform, has teamed up to introduce a new feature to the former’s math software that enables users to add summative assessments.   Continue Reading Carnegie Learning […]
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What Can Third Graders Do With Technology? Jan 20th

What Can Third Graders Do With Technology? – thejournal.com In this week’s blog post, a third grade teacher in a public school provides a clear example of what our blog, “Reinventing Curriculum” is all about. Mr. Gabriel DellaVecchia has used 1-to-1 in an imaginative, productive, and effective manner. What the children in his class accomplished […]
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California Lawmaker Wants Teens to Learn to Identify Fake News Jan 15th

California Lawmaker Wants Teens to Learn to Identify Fake News – thejournal.com A California lawmaker is taking steps he hopes will fight fake news, the Associated Press and other news outlets are reporting. Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez introduced a bill this week to help high schools teach students to distinguish real news from fake.   Continue […]
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NSTA Unveils 2017 List of Top Science Trade Books K12 Dec 23rd

NSTA Unveils 2017 List of Top Science Trade Books K12 – thejournal.com The National Science Teachers Association, in conjunction with the Children’s Book Council, has released its annual list of “Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12: 2017.” The list represents the best science trade books published in 2016 for students in kindergarten through 12th […]
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WYNC Teen Radio Show Releases Audio Journalism Curriculum Dec 11th

WYNC Teen Radio Show Releases Audio Journalism Curriculum – thejournal.com Radio Rookies, a Peabody Award-winning show created by teens for teens on WYNC public radio, has released a new curriculum for teachers looking to teach audio journalists.   Continue Reading WYNC Teen Radio Show Releases Audio Journalism Curriculum – thejournal.com
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Report: Many High School Graduates Want to Pursue STEM Careers but are Unprepared for STEM College Courses Nov 18th

Report: Many High School Graduates Want to Pursue STEM Careers but are Unprepared for STEM College Courses – thejournal.com While many 2016 high school graduates are interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors and careers, few of those students are well prepared to succeed in first-year college STEM courses. These findings emerge from […]
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Arkansas State University, Credo Bring Information Literacy Resources to High School Students Nov 4th

Arkansas State University, Credo Bring Information Literacy Resources to High School Students – thejournal.com Arkansas State University is partnering with information skills solutions provider Credo to deliver information literacy resources to Arkansas students in grades 7 through 12.   Continue Reading Arkansas State University, Credo Bring Information Literacy Resources to High School Students – thejournal.com
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Knox Middle School Receives $5,000 Robotics Grant Oct 9th

Knox Middle School Receives $5,000 Robotics Grant – thejournal.com Knox Middle School of San Diego Unified School District has received a $5,000 Barona Education Grant to develop an “innovative robotics program.”   Continue Reading Knox Middle School Receives $5,000 Robotics Grant – thejournal.com
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