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Report looks preparing teachers to lead statistics courses

The American Statistical Association (ASA) has issued the Statistical Education of Teachers (SET) Report, which calls on mathematicians, statisticians, mathematics educators and statistics educators to collaborate in preparing pre-K–12 teachers to teach intellectually demanding statistics courses in their classrooms. SET was commissioned by the ASA to clarify the recommendations for teacher statistical preparation in the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences’ Mathematical Education of Teachers II report. The ASA’s SET report, which also is a resource stakeholders can use to guide statistics instruction preparation of current and future teachers, was developed by a team of statistics and education experts chaired by Christine...

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Report outlines how to shift to tech-enabled personalized learning

Last year, more than 100 education leaders attended the Technology-Enabled Personalized Learning (TEPL) Summit hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University in collaboration…

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Ohio district extends language software to all students, parents

For the past six months, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) has been reaping the rewards of a comprehensive online language learning partnership designed to bridge linguistic differences, improve academic…

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Robots teach coping and programming

One New Jersey school district here has a new member of its teaching staff: Nao, an interactive robot that works with students who have autism and those with…

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Gale launches Research In Context for middle school research

Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, today announced Research In Context, a new online resource geared specifically to middle school students. Built entirely on feedback from librarians and…

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STEM innovation contest to award schools up to $100k

Northrop Grumman Foundation today announced it is launching an online STEM contest to encourage today’s students to become tomorrow’s innovators by creating classrooms and science labs that inspire. The…

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Odysseyware releases 16 new CTE courses

Odysseyware is launching 16 additional CTE courses for the 2015-16 school year. With these new courses, the company now offers courses in each of the 16 national CTE…

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Minnesota teachers want online test scores tossed

Hundreds of Minnesota teachers want to throw out the results of this year's academic assessments because they fear repeated problems with the online tests make scores unreliable for…

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NASA 3D printing challenge tests creativity and design skills

3d-nasaA new 3D printing design contest from NASA is giving K-12 students the chance to design items that could ultimately be manufactured on the International Space Station.…

digital-teaching

8 ways to improve your digital teaching

Good teaching is what makes digital age environments meaningful to students. There are countless recipes for digital teaching out there, but here are just a few tips to…

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Educators spill their top STEM challenges and priorities

A new survey of district and building-level STEM supervisors and educators reveals how the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) or other updated science standards, as well as STEM…

Educator Resource Centers

Complete Classroom Management for Any Environment

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Many solutions claim to be “multi-platform”, but with dedicated versions from Windows to ChromeOS, Android to iOS, Mac to Linux, all backed by a wealth of best practice…

Teaching Essential 21st Century Skills

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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…

Transforming Today’s Math Education

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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…

Successful Tips to Accelerate English Language Learning (ELL)

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English language learners (ELLs) face many obstacles compared to native English speakers. How can educators respond to significant challenges facing schools? Here’s what you need to know…

Navigating the New E-rate

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In a series of moves that mark the biggest changes to the E-rate in its 17-year history, the Federal Communications Commission has updated the nation’s school wiring program…

Mac to School

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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…