Bring fresh voices into the classroom with free, high-quality podcasts.
By Bronwyn Harris
June 26th, 2017
When podcasts first gained popularity in the early 2000s, they seemed to be a quaint throwback to radio. But that changed quickly as more and more people jumped in and started experimenting with the medium. Now, hits like Serial have…
Tomorrow’s engineers, designers and problem solvers deserve every tool available to build a brilliant future. 3D printing fuels limitless creativity when students get to see, hold and test their ideas in real space.
Bringing 3D printing into the classroom exposes learners to the same cutting-edge technologies they’ll encounter in their careers, giving them a jump-start on tomorrow’s challenges. We invite you to explore the information below to learn how schools across the country are inspiring a new generation of problem solvers by integrating 3D printing into their K-12 curriculum.
McGraw-Hill Education connects decision makers and innovative educators with purposeful technology, bringing together comprehensive teaching tools with proven educational content. Grounded in deep insights into how learning happens, we deliver tools, platforms, and services proven to power performance and achievement. We harness technology and data insights both inside and outside the classroom to ignite the spark between teaching and learning.
This ideal blend of technology, content, and inspiration isn’t a distant dream—with McGraw-Hill Education, you can see it in action today.
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.
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.
Digital transformation is about adopting powerful new ways of teaching and learning at its core, but technology is what enables this shift to occur. Students need devices that can access the web, as well as rich new apps and tools for creating, sharing, and discovering content. And just as important, they need a robust network infrastructure that can support these activities. And thanks to new E-rate and other public funding opportunities, schools have ample opportunity to implement equipment and service upgrades that support and promote digital learning.
The True Price of Outsourcing Custodial Services in K-12 Schools
June 16, 2017
While budget pressures continue to force school districts to safeguard funding for educational priorities, K-12 leaders are right to worry about custodial outsourcing plans that deliver on price, but miss the mark on community concerns. This paper aims to help district leaders evaluate providers on their ability to meet the unique responsibilities of K-12 facilities.
How IT Teams Can Break Out of Tactical, Reactive Mode
June 16, 2017
IT teams need a seat at the C-level or board table as drivers of the 21st century classroom. This white paper examines how IT departments can be more proactive, better plan for their departments’ needs, and effectively move themselves into a more strategic (versus just tactical) position.
With both a deep history and commitment to education, Apple unveiled classroom-altering education features with iOS 9.3 and iOS 10.3 to further enhance the teaching and learning experience, while making it easier for you to empower your users.
Whether you are evaluating if Apple is right for your school or you have Apple, but haven’t implemented the latest education features, download the PDF to learn:
What’s new for Apple in education
How to take advantage of the latest functionality with MDM
Summary of the Leveraging Digital Content to Differentiate Learning Study by Project Tomorrow
June 14, 2017
What does teacher professional development mean to effective differentiated instruction? In this summary of Leveraging Digital Content to Differentiate Learning by Project Tomorrow, learn how to adapt to using digital content in the classroom.
Kimono makes it easy to securely share student information, including grades, amongst district software applications. Kimono’s standard-agnostic platform connects the SIS with other applications using the preferred integration method for each one.
Making Data-Driven Decisions: How Workforce Information Can Help Your School District
June 5, 2017
Most K-12 leaders are familiar with using data to plan and target instruction more effectively. But they might not be aware of the many ways that tracking and analyzing employees’ time and attendance data can reveal key trends and insights as well. Equipped with this information, school district leaders can make more informed staffing and policy decisions that save money, improve efficiency, and even lead to better teaching and learning.