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‘Threads’ wends new approach to computer science

Georgia Tech is pioneering a completely new approach to the teaching of computer science that school officials hope will renew interest in a flagging field and better prepare…

Video-on-demand service a valuable tool for teachers

As technology coordinator for the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District (SCUCISD) in Schertz, Texas, Bill Salt believes in the power of technology to help transform education–but only, he says, if…

NASA aims to recruit future scientists

NASA has developed a new plan to attract and retain students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by involving students in consistent STEM activities that span…

“Constructing the Future, Challenging the Past: Excellence in Learning, Teaching, and Leadership.”

The first day of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Annual Conference and Exhibit Show kicked off Saturday, April 1, with a full schedule of sessions, exhibitor workshops,…

SAT scores drop, emboldening critics

With average SAT scores at their lowest in nearly 30 years--and with results from another leading indicator of college readiness, the ACT, on the rise--critics of the SAT are questioning…

SAT scores drop, emboldening critics

With average SAT scores at their lowest in nearly 30 years--and with results from another leading indicator of college readiness, the ACT, on the rise--critics of the SAT are questioning…

Microsoft to sell game-design software

Hoping to tap into students' love of video games, a growing number of schools are incorporating video-game design into their computer programming curricula. Now, software giant Microsoft Corp.…

Teachers sell lesson plans online

For all those teachers who take work home at night, creating lessons they hope kids will like, the reward is a good day in class. Now, there could…

Schools make content available to public

As the use of portable music players such as Apple's popular iPod continues to grow, some forward-thinking universities--and even a few K-12 institutions--are expanding their use of Apple's…

Today’s classes just a click away

Stateline.org reports that as high schools are being transformed through online learning, some surprising courses are now being offered online. Courses that may have been impractical to offer, or impractical…