Strategies for teaching, learning success

By Laura Devaney, Director of News, @eSN_Laura
March 4th, 2016

news roundup

Catch up on the most compelling K-12 news stories you may have missed this week

Every Friday, I’ll bring you a recap of some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week.

I can’t fit all of this week’s news stories here, though, so feel free to visit and read up on other news you may have missed.

In this week’s news:

Report explores 3 college, career readiness strategies
A new white paper introduces three “readiness models” designed to gauge students’ preparedness for college and workforce success.

Computer science could become grad requirement for Chicago students
Chicago Public Schools officials said they are ready to move ahead with an initiative long-touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to make computer science a requirement for high school graduation.

The 4 essential elements of any successful one-to-one program
Not all successful one-to-one programs are alike. But they do share some common ground.

Curriculum includes 10 lessons for digital citizenship
ESSDACK has collaborated with GoEnnounce to build an affordable digital citizenship curriculum for secondary students titled Your Digital Footprint. The curriculum includes 10 lessons focusing on the importance of building a positive digital image for students to carry into their future.


About the Author:

Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the Director of News for eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura