Such insights may help improve national math gains, experts say.
By Laura Ascione, Managing Editor, Content Services, @eSN_Laura
June 28th, 2017
When it comes to interest in math, 51 percent of students participating in a recent survey said they are naturally interested, while 25 percent cited a good teacher sparked their interest, and 11 percent said the prospect of a better…
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.
The classroom of tomorrow promises an amazing education; with bring your own device initiatives growing, virtual reality field trips coming to fruition, and even school districts becoming 100% digital. However, all of these technology developments in education rely on a consistent and reliable network infrastructure, one that has the ability to scale, remain secure, and enable all digital learning initiatives. With the Brocade Ruckus Edge Networking Product Family, you can build and deploy next-generation wired and wireless technologies that deliver a more flexible IT infrastructure with unmatched simplicity, non-stop networking, application optimization, and investment protection.
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.
Explore new game-changing resources from Discovery Education, including the transformative digital Techbook series for Math, Science and Social Studies,that integrates stunning multimodal content and an inquiry approach to make teaching and learning an unforgettable experience.
Chromebooks—the lightweight laptops that run software from the Internet instead of a local hard drive—have skyrocketed in popularity within the last few years. In the second half of 2014, Chromebooks surpassed iPads as the most popular devices sold to U.S. schools. Why have Chromebooks become so popular in education? What do you need to know before adopting chromebooks in your institution? Explore the information below to learn the greatest benefits and challenges to implementing Chromebooks in education—as well as best practices and keys to success.
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.