K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

How STEM competitions can spark career interests

12/23/2014

  • Fox Business

Some students in Missouri recently gathered for the annual Battle of the Brains competition. The competition -- offered by a local engineering, architecture and construction consultancy company -- see… Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

What's in store for education in 2015?

12/23/2014

  • District Administration magazine online

Education experts interviewed for this article offer their thoughts on 2015 education trends. Some predict continued growth of blended and online learning, and others forecast more integration of the … Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Q-and-A: Tips to teach coding in UK schools

12/23/2014

  • Wired.co.uk (U.K.)

The end of the first school term in the UK has come to a close, and with it, schools are marking the end of the first semester of computer coding lessons under the national curriculum. In this Q-and-A… Read More

CEC SmartBrief

News about special education

CEC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Council for Exceptional Children

Spotlight: President Obama and digital learning

12/23/2014

  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)

President Barack Obama has taken many actions regarding digital learning during his time in office. This blog post examines his education-technology platform, including issues such as E-Rate funding c… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Wash. state district forms partnership with Korean Ministry of Education

12/23/2014

  • Federal Way Mirror (Wash.)

A Washington state middle school has launched a Korean-language program that uses the Rosetta Stone curriculum. The initiative stems from the district's partnership with the Korean Ministry of Educati… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

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

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

Study: Some teachers use games for formative assessment

12/18/2014

  • Forbes

There are educators who use game-based learning to conduct regular formative assessments, according to a recent study funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Researchers surveyed 488 educators … Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

Educator uses holiday story to teach citizenship, tolerance

12/22/2014

  • MiddleWeb

Introducing holidays and traditions from faiths and cultures across the globe is a good way to teach students about citizenship and character-building, educator Mary Tarashuk writes in this blog post.… Read More

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