K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

Chevron adds $20M to multistate STEM partnership

10/22/2014

  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Chevron will invest $20 million in a collaborative program to promote science, technology, engineering and math in 27 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio. Th… Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Why students can learn from teachers when it comes to technology

10/23/2014

  • T.H.E. Journal

Today's students -- often referred to as "digital natives" -- are not any better at using technology than their teachers, according to a recent study of middle-school science teachers. The New York In… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Ireland schools' breakfast clubs feeding a need

10/21/2014

  • Irish Times (Dublin), The

Officials at one Irish school have reported a 40% increase in participation in a school breakfast club since 2005 -- a spike that is attributed to the recession and other factors. The clubs are appear… Read More

CEC SmartBrief

News about special education

CEC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Council for Exceptional Children

Educator: Why students with disabilities need access to makerspaces

10/23/2014

  • Edutopia.org

Makerspaces provide opportunities for hands-on learning that works well for many students with disabilities to develop their social and executive-functioning skills, educator Patrick Waters writes in … Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Free webinar: Creating assessments for differentiated instruction

10/23/2014

Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 4 p.m. Eastern for Creating Assessments for Differentiated Instruction with Lee Ann Jung, Ph.D., consultant and faculty, University of Kentucky, College of Education. L… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

News for educators and parents of students in grades 4-8

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

8th-graders display tech, writing skills at school's "Comic-Con"

10/23/2014

  • Joplin Globe (Mo.) (tiered subscription model), The

Eighth-graders showed their writing and art skills by presenting their original comic books to younger peers at a Missouri middle school's two-day comic book convention. For their communications arts … Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

Online mentoring service offers college prep

10/22/2014

  • Gazette (Gaithersburg, Md.), The

Read Between the Minds -- a nonprofit mentoring service founded by two college students -- works to connect high-school students in disadvantaged areas of Prince George's County, Md., with college stu… Read More