K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

Ohio high schools focus on graduating students with job skills

8/19/2014

  • Columbus Dispatch (Ohio), The

A new program at 15 central Ohio school districts will give students the opportunity to graduate high school with a certificate in careers such as health care and information technology. The Innovatio… Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Tips to protect student information

8/20/2014

  • eSchool News (free registration)

The use of education technology increasingly comes with concerns about student privacy, asserts Keith Krueger, CEO of the Consortium for School Networking. In this commentary, he shares 10 steps distr… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Report: Japan should provide more research opportunities for students

8/19/2014

  • Mainichi (Japan), The

Japanese students given more research opportunities during their "comprehensive study" periods perform better on achievement tests, according to a recent report by the Ministry of Education, Culture,… Read More

CEC SmartBrief

News about special education

CEC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Council for Exceptional Children

Texas district launches new counseling hotline

8/19/2014

  • Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Texas)

Students in a Texas district can send an anonymous text message to a school helpline monitored by a counselor and assistant principal. School officials say the system helps students to receive assista… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Apps that help principals collaborate, connect

8/20/2014

  • T.H.E. Journal

This article lists 15 mobile applications that every principal should be aware of, including some that allow administrators to collaborate, connect and communicate. One California principal is using t… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

News for educators and parents of students in grades 4-8

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

Naval museum creates blended-learning lessons for 5th-graders

8/15/2014

  • Charleston Regional Business Journal (S.C.)

A South Carolina naval museum has developed a blended-learning science and history curriculum for fifth-graders that combines supplemental texts and recorded or live-streamed lessons aboard the aircra… Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

How to make asking questions fun, rewarding for students

8/18/2014

  • Edutopia.org

Because "questioning helps us learn, explore the unknown, and adapt to change," it is essential that teachers foster classrooms that encourage and support questions, author and speaker Warren Berger w… Read More