As leader of one of the poorest school districts in the US, Dr. Darryl Adams is undaunted and tireless. His charge? Support 20,000 preK-12–100% qualify for free or reduced lunches and 60% are English language learners–spread over 1220 square miles in the Coachella Valley Unified School District. Faced with alarming graduation and college competition rates, low achievement, and rampant poverty in his district, Dr. Adams took a step-by-step approach to devising a truly 21st century learning environment.
Middlebury Interactive’s standards-based supplemental English language program focuses on academic English and literacy development for elementary and middle school students. The culturally inclusive curriculum engages students through a combination of individualized task-based activities and collaborative project-based learning, while favoring multicultural perspectives.
From implementing the Common Core, to juggling different age groups and skill levels, to delivering high quality instruction in the face of growing class sizes, today’s K-12 math educators face an array of challenges. Many math teachers are turning to digital tools to support them in facing these challenges, but navigating the world of edtech can also be difficult and time consuming.
Research has shown that in order to be successful in a world language, students need to interact in the target language in a purposeful way. This resource site was created in partnership with Middlebury Interactive Languages to provide schools, districts and educators with resources to engage students in K-12 language learning.
Explore how you can use the Common Core Initiative and the E-rate Modernization opportunity to build and deploy a network infrastructure that supports 21st century digital learning initiatives—like BYOD, online testing and multimedia—that’s cost-effective with room to scale.
Now more than ever, academic English acquisition is a crucial focus for non-native English language students nationwide. In order to help close the achievement gap students and boost student outcomes for English Language Learners (ELLs), we’ve partnered with Middlebury Interactive Languages to provide resources for ELL educators. We’ve compiled guides, articles, classroom posters and videos to help educators provide their ELL students with a global approach to English language learning.
When it comes to designing a Wi-Fi solution, one size definitely doesn’t fit all.
Offices, meeting rooms, restaurants, public venues, and stadiums—they all have different use requirements. Bandwidth demands are continuing to accelerate because of the number of devices connecting and the volume of applications being used. The more you understand how Wi-Fi networks actually operate, the easier it is to make intelligent decisions about your next system.
This guide, presented by Xirrus, Inc., will get you on your way.
A new eSchool News survey reveals tremendous support among K-12 educators for the concept of student-led learning, an approach that positions the teacher as the “guide on the side” rather than the “sage on the stage.” This white paper analyzes the benefits of student-led learning highlighted by the survey, and takes a frank look at the obstacles preventing its broader implementation and how they can be resolved.
Why Safeguarding Students is About Much More Than Web Filtering—and How NetSupport Can Help
June 23, 2016
When K-12 leaders think of protecting students online, the first thing that comes to mind is shielding them from hackers, predators, or inappropriate websites. But there is much more to safeguarding students than just monitoring or filtering their web access. Learn new ways to detect and protect against bullying, sexual harassment, radicalism, hate crimes and more.
As cybercriminals increasingly profit from brazen attacks, your cyber-risk strategy is under the microscope. With the Cisco 2016 Annual Security Report, which analyzes advances by security industry and criminals, see how your peers assess security preparedness in their organizations and gain insights into where to strengthen your defenses.
2015 Cybersecurity Infographic: Attack Resiliency Challenges Industry Collaboration
June 17, 2016
Infographic: Attackers are commandeering legitimate infrastructure and reaping millions in profit. Defenders are struggling to detect and combat threats, and confidence is falling. View the latest information in this engaging infographic.