K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

Girls design apps to solve real-world issues

5/27/2015

  • Yahoo

Girls taking part in an after-school program at a California school are learning to apply technology skills to real-world problems. The Technovation program challenges students to create mobile applic… Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Report examines car crashes involving teen drivers

5/29/2015

  • DoctorsLounge.com

A report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found 67% of people injured and 66% of people killed in car crashes involving teen drivers ages 15 to 19 were people other than the teen driver. Alm… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Tips to help educators choose the right school

5/25/2015

  • The Guardian (London)

Educators interviewed for this article share to help other educators choose the right school when looking for a job. Tips include researching the background of the school and looking for red flags, su… Read More

SmartBrief on Special Education

News about special education

SmartBrief on Special Education

Bakery helps give students job training, life skills

5/29/2015

  • KTHV-TV (Little Rock, Ark.)

The special-education program at an Arkansas high school and a local bakery have partnered to help students gain social and life skills through part-time jobs. The aim is to hire the students after th… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Ariz. district prepares for computer-science program

5/29/2015

  • KTAR-AM/KTAR-FM (Phoenix)

A computer science program that introduces students to the technology sector could be implemented in an Arizona school district next school year, officials say. The Microsoft TEALS -- Technology, Educ… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

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

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

Students prepare for mock trial in after-school club

5/29/2015

  • The Detroit News

Students in Michigan have been preparing for a mock trial about cyberbullying as part of an after-school club. Students, including sixth- and seventh-graders, took on the role of lawyers, witnesses an… Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

Videoconferencing connects classrooms, encourages curiosity

5/28/2015

  • Edutopia.org

Mystery Location Calls connect two classes via videoconferencing and encourage students to guess the location of the other class through a series of yes-or-no questions, teacher Elvira Deyamport expla… Read More