K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

SUNY Engineering Innovation Hub features 3D-printing lab

2/25/2015

  • EdTech magazine online

Students at the State University of New York at New Paltz soon will mark the first anniversary of the school's 3D-printing lab, part of the Engineering Innovation Hub. The school -- and others nationw… Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

STEM competition tests solutions for individuals with disabilities

2/27/2015

  • U.S. News & World Report

High-school and college students recently convened in Washington, D.C., to present engineering designs aimed at improving the lives of individuals with disabilities. The winning team of high-schoolers… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Report calls for focus on career training in Australian state

2/23/2015

  • Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

Schools in New South Wales, Australia, focus too much on university entry -- rather than preparing students for the workplace -- according to a recent report. The study points to programmes in Germany… Read More

SmartBrief on Special Education

News about special education

SmartBrief on Special Education

Special educators test coaching via telepresence robot

2/27/2015

  • Leader-Telegram (Eau Claire, Wis.) (tiered subscription model), The

A Wisconsin education cooperative is using a telepresence robot to provide professional development to teachers in some partner districts. The robot helps instructional coaches model lessons in real t… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Educational technology vendors get lessons on data privacy

2/27/2015

  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)

About 40 educational technology companies recently gathered in Washington, D.C., for a two-day training event on data-privacy issues. "Privacy and contracting across thousands of school districts is g… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

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

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

Study: Social-emotional programs pay off for schools

2/26/2015

  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)

Social-emotional programs in schools may be worth the investment, according to a recent study by the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education. Researchers found that for every dollar spent on six … Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

Tips to help make better technology purchases

2/25/2015

  • eSchool News (free registration)

Purchasing the right education technology can be a daunting task for school leaders, suggests John Carver, superintendent of Howard-Winneshiek Community Schools in Cresco, Iowa. In this commentary, he… Read More