K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

Report: STEM majors fare well in job market

3/4/2015

  • Science magazine (free content)

Employment numbers climbed during 2011-12 for students who majored in science, technology, engineering and math, according to a recent report. In it, researchers highlight hiring and salary trends for… Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Study reveals benefits of active learning

3/4/2015

  • T.H.E. Journal

Active learning may be the key to positive student outcomes, according to a recent study. Researchers examined active learning in flipped and nonflipped biology classes and found that the students in … Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

College Board continues hold on SAT exam scores in Asia

3/3/2015

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

The College Board is withholding SAT scores for students in Asia for a fourth month over concerns of cheating. Officials with the testing company have not said how many students or which countries are… Read More

SmartBrief on Special Education

News about special education

SmartBrief on Special Education

Why end-users are key to building effective assistive tech

3/3/2015

  • Slate

Having individuals with disabilities take leading roles in designing assistive technology is key to innovation, writes Sethuraman Panchanathan, senior vice president for knowledge enterprise developme… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Tips to prepare students for online assessments

3/4/2015

  • T.H.E. Journal

Schools this year will administer new online exams to about 12 million K-12 students. In this commentary, three doctoral students studying educational psychology and instructional technology highlight… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

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

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

Educator: Why traditional, nontitled teacher-leaders matter

3/2/2015

  • Education Week Teacher (tiered subscription model)

Educator Nancy Flanagan writes in this blog post about the importance of the "garden-variety" teacher-leaders who collaborate with colleagues and use their knowledge of the community, families and stu… Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

Business-incubator classes train student entrepreneurs

3/2/2015

  • U.S. News & World Report

High-school students in two business-incubator programs profiled in this article are getting the opportunity to earn course credit and develop entrepreneurial skills. Such courses often involve studen… Read More