K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

D.C. middle-schoolers explore careers during summer session

7/23/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

A pilot summer program called D.C. Meets Washington is introducing middle-school students to careers and encouraging them to study beyond high school. District of Columbia public schools also plan to … Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

NYC school develops curriculum using video-game principles

7/25/2014

  • KQED.org

Schools increasingly are adopting digital gaming and game-like concepts in the classroom with the expectation that they will make academic lessons more engaging. At New York City's Quest to Learn Scho… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Report: Teachers in England cater teaching to Ofsted preferences

7/22/2014

  • BBC

Despite a directive that teachers in England should be free to determine their own teaching styles, a think tank has released a report that finds that Ofsted inspections are prompting teachers to impl… Read More

CEC SmartBrief

News about special education

CEC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Council for Exceptional Children

Study: U.S. principals more often describe students as disadvantaged

7/24/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

An international study finds that principals in the U.S. are more likely than their counterparts in other countries to describe their students as disadvantaged. The study, conducted by the Organizatio… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Free webinar: New research: Digital tools and personalized learning, today and tomorrow

7/24/2014

Join us on Tuesday, July 29 at 4 p.m. Eastern for New Research: Digital Tools and Personalized Learning, Today and Tomorrow with Julie Evans, CEO, Project Tomorrow and Christina Gibson, Principal, Cru… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

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

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

Colo. teacher creates website to teach writing to students worldwide

7/24/2014

  • Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.), The

Former Colorado elementary-school teacher Michelle Lynn Senters has created a website -- KidsAreWriters.com -- to teach short-story writing skills to students ages 8 to 18. The site includes general-w… Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

Pre-college program prepares Wis. students for higher education

7/23/2014

  • Capital Times (Madison, Wis.), The

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's PEOPLE -- Pre-College Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence -- program offers middle- and high-school students opportunities in cultural enrichme… Read More