K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

High-school girls teach middle-school peers coding

8/20/2014

  • Inside Jersey magazine (Newark, N.J.)

A New Jersey computer-science teacher helped a high-school senior develop the GirlsCodingWithGirls program. The program involves high-school girls teaching coding skills to middle-school girls. Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

How schools can keep track of mobile devices

8/21/2014

  • EdTech magazine online

As schools introduce more mobile technology, there is increased risk of the devices going missing, according to this article, which offers five suggestions to help IT officials track mobile technology… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Report: Japan should provide more research opportunities for students

8/19/2014

  • Mainichi (Japan), The

Japanese students given more research opportunities during their "comprehensive study" periods perform better on achievement tests, according to a recent report by the Ministry of Education, Culture,… Read More

CEC SmartBrief

News about special education

CEC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Council for Exceptional Children

Intensive reading interventions to come through small groups

8/20/2014

  • Gazette (Gaithersburg, Md.), The

A Maryland school district is creating a supplemental language arts curriculum to teach guided reading strategies for students in grades 6 and 9 who read at least three grades below their peers. The i… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Free webinar: Using smartphones in the classroom

8/21/2014

Join us on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. Eastern for Using Smartphones in the Classroom with Shannon Holden, assistant principal at Republic Middle School in Missouri. Learn more and pre-register. Join t… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

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

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

How one school is encouraging middle-grades students to read, share books

8/20/2014

  • Edutopia.org

Educators at a school in Florida are helping to create a community of readers by challenging students in grades 4 to 8 -- and teachers -- to read a book from every letter of the alphabet and share the… Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

3 activities to help students focus on learning, their strengths

8/20/2014

  • Edutopia.org

Beginning the school year with a positive mindset is important, especially for students who struggled last year, Rutgers University professor Maurice Elias writes in this blog post. Elias recommends t… Read More