K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

College student helps build girl power at local school

4/17/2014

  • Omaha World-Herald (Neb.)

Shay Valentine, an engineering student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, launched an engineering club for girls at a local school to help expose more students to science, technology, engineering … Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Ind. works toward adoption of common core replacement

4/16/2014

  • ABC News

The Indiana Education Roundtable is expected to vote Monday on new education standards that would replace the Common Core State Standards. In the state, which was the first to abandon plans to impleme… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Academic cites concerns over new science curriculum in Ireland

4/15/2014

  • Independent.ie (Ireland)

If Ireland moves forward with changes to its science curriculum, a leading academic is predicting that student achievement will decline and students will fall behind their peers in other countries. Pr… Read More

CEC SmartBrief

News about special education

CEC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Council for Exceptional Children

Neb. schools turn to immersion for job-skills training

4/17/2014

  • Omaha World-Herald (Neb.)

More school districts in Nebraska are turning to Project SEARCH to help students with disabilities transition to jobs or higher education after high school. Project SEARCH teaches job skills through i… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Free webinar: Choosing the right learning management system for your school

4/17/2014

Join us on Tuesday, April 22 at 5 p.m. Eastern for Choosing the Right Learning Management System for Your School with Shannon Holden, assistant principal, Republic Middle School in Missouri. Learn mor… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

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

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

How educators can encourage student resilience

4/16/2014

  • Edutopia.org

Educator Steve Gardiner in this blog post outlines ways teachers can help their students become more resilient in their schoolwork. Among his suggestions is letting students have some control over the… Read More