Register |  Lost Password?
eSchool News

Featured Stories

My eSchool News

My eSchool News provides you the latest news by the categories you select.
Customize your news now. You must be logged in to view your customized news.
Watch this short video to learn more about My eSchool News.
Username:   Password:   
Register |  Lost Password?

Top News
The best tips for getting your school ready for Common Core assessments

The best tips for getting your school ready for Common Core assessments

An elearning pro shares how to prioritize to make the transition to online assessments smoother As with anything in life, certain tradeoffs must happen in order for schools…

immersive-technology News

Schools try remote instruction through immersive technology

Parker senior Elizabeth Kruse wasn't sure what to expect when she decided to take AP music theory this fall. She wasn't afraid the class would be difficult, but it…

website-access News

Blocking access to YouTube creates dilemmas for schools

In Pennsylvania, some Mars High School teachers and administrators are pressing for YouTube to be unblocked from student computers, but others are hesitant to give students unfettered access…

pd-mobile

A tool in hand is worth… nothing without proper PD

Imagine what would happen if hospital leaders announced to surgeons late on a Friday afternoon that when they came to work on Monday they would no longer be…

tech-tools Resource

5 top tech tools of 2014

Some of the year's top ed-tech tools include a free slideshow creator, a reading tool with embedded assessments, and an adaptive math practice game. How many of 2014's…

social-media News

Social media access challenges parents, educators

With smartphones and tablet and laptop computers now as common as pencils and notebooks in many classrooms, schools and parents alike are having to figure out how to…

NathanGarvin Digital Issue Article

How music can inspire strong student writing

On the first day of school, I give my students a pep talk. My goals for the year are laid out. I tell them I expect them to…

tech-strapped-teacher Resource

8 innovative ideas for the tech-strapped teacher

Slow internet? No devices? Here's how to make the most of limited classroom tech for next to nothing School districts in the United States spend billions of dollars each…

Innovation Corner
TED-creativity Resource

8 TED Talks to foster creativity

Every educator needs some inspiration now and then, and these days, such inspiration can be found online in just a few seconds. The internet brings inspiring and motivational speakers…

google-time Resource

20 tips for putting Google’s 20 percent time in your classroom

Originally pioneered at places like 3M and HP, Google’s vaunted 20 percent time, which lets employees spend a full one-fifth of their time on passion projects, has spawned…

personalize News

New technologies aim to help personalize instruction

As more school leaders recognize technology’s potential to help personalize instruction, ed-tech providers are developing products that can quickly zero in on a student’s unique learning needs and…

broadband News

Broadband pilots could serve as models for other states

Arkansas and Virginia have teamed up with the San Francisco-based nonprofit EducationSuperHighway to design a cost-effective plan for meeting President Obama’s goal of ensuring broadband access for every…

Wi-Fi News

New eRate rules invite a new approach: Managed Wi-Fi

The FCC’s extensive eRate overhaul includes a new type of eligible service, managed Wi-Fi, which could lead to more outsourced networks in K-12 schools.…

Higher Ed Corner
sponsored by eCampus News

3 trendy learning terms that need differentiating

Not all trendy terms are created equal, explains an industry whitepaper, with the aim of helping educators differentiate seemingly similar concepts in order to more effectively implement them.…

Educator Resource Centers

How to Make Blended Learning Work

Blended

Blended learning, in which students experience a mix of face-to-face and online instruction, is catching on in K-12 schools—and advocates of this approach say that, when done well,…

Controlling Costs, Boosting Efficiency Through Smarter School Management

losing_money-150x150

School and district leaders must be responsible stewards of public goods and resources—and this has never been more true than in today’s extreme climate of tight school budgets…

Teaching Essential 21st Century Skills

PBL

Today’s students need more than just instruction in the core topic areas. They also need to learn key 21st-century skills that will serve them well in a globally…

Mac to School

imacsell

Districts across the nation are facing a dilemma: How can you keep up with the changing landscape of expensive educational technology when budgets are tighter than ever? The…

Discovery

MathTechbook

Math can be a challenging subject for many middle and high school students—and schools and districts often struggle to find ways to improve math proficiency while sustaining student…

Using Video to Transform Instruction

videoCamera-300x199

Video is a powerful tool to help students learn—and a growing number of educators are integrating video into their instruction, either by using pre-existing video assets or by…

Featured Site of the Week

Nov. 13 virtual field trip highlights copper mining

virtual-field

Discovery Education, a provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, and Freeport-McMoRan, an international natural resource company, will host an interactive live virtual field trip…

Access 23 free Common Core iTunes U courses

common-core

Teachers can access 23 free iTunes U courses on Common Core instructional strategies.…