K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

ACTE executive director: STEM is CTE

10/29/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Science, technology, engineering and math education and career and technical education "are fundamentally connected," LeAnn Wilson, executive director of ACTE, said in a recent interview exploring the… Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Poll takes educators' temperature on common core

10/30/2014

  • Gallup.com

A majority of educators -- 76% -- recently surveyed by Gallup said they support having states use the same standards for reading, writing and math. However, support for using computer-based student as… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Canadian schools get a boost from tech firms for STEM lessons

10/28/2014

  • Globe and Mail (Toronto) (tiered subscription model), The

A growing number of technology companies and universities are investing in school programmes in Canada that focus on developing students' skills in science, technology, engineering and maths at an ear… Read More

CEC SmartBrief

News about special education

CEC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Council for Exceptional Children

Educator: How RTI can work in an online school

10/29/2014

  • T.H.E. Journal

Online schools can offer response-to-intervention programs through universal screening, tiered interventions and authentic, differentiated tasks, Jeanne McCarthy, principal of a Pennsylvania school wr… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Free webinar: Teacher evaluation: Assessing students to demonstrate learning

10/30/2014

Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. Eastern for Teacher Evaluation: Assessing Students to Demonstrate Learning with Michelle Luhtala, head librarian, New Canaan High School, CT. Learn more and pre… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

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

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

Wyo. middle school makes time for student interventions

10/29/2014

  • KCWY-TV (Casper, Wyo.)

A middle school in Wyoming has seen a rise in student grades and achievement after implementing a half-hour intervention period. Students who have missed an assignment or need extra help can work with… Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

Leadership academy trains principals to improve struggling schools

10/29/2014

  • Chalkbeat

NYC Leadership Academy -- a principal-training program that pairs first-year principals and assistant principals with struggling schools -- hopes to send 50 such pairs into low-performing schools over… Read More