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In 2013, students in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) were given iPads only to have them taken away within a week after students overrode security measures to use the devices for personal use at home. Now, students are using... 06/01/2015 - 9:33am ago
The 'Understanding by Design' author passed away from a heart condition at age 64 and left behind a legacy in the education sphere.
In an interview with eSchoolNews.com, a director from the San Diego-based charter school network, High Tech High, explains its success despite its unconventional college prep methods and its disregard for the norm of the AP curriculum.
The summer is rapidly approaching, and thinking over options for how your child spends summer is important. Lately, school districts across the country have been sponsoring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) summer camps as... 05/26/2015 - 10:55am ago
Based on newly released tests results from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Test for Schools, six eligible schools from the BASIS school network scored significantly higher than most of the U.S. as well as... 05/26/2015 - 9:53am ago
This week in STEM, African American STEM professionals share their struggles, a city offers free STEM summer learning, an entire community gets involved and a STEM Beyonce parody is made—all in the name of generating interest in STEM... 05/12/2015 - 8:17am ago
A preview of the K-12 Horizon Report has revealed the major EdTech trends that are becoming more mainstream and more prevalent in classrooms across the country are makerspaces and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).
This week in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) news, the push to find how best to utilize STEM education continues. Whether it be government-sponsored summer camps promoting STEM skills or a STEM program designed to... 05/05/2015 - 8:36am ago
Social media can be a great tool for educators to utilize the education community and share/receive ideas for the classroom. Most educators recommend using social media to create a professional network.Use this list Education World has... 05/13/2015 - 12:44pm ago
A look into the evolving change in terminology referring to young people who are out of school and not working suggests that negative labels do more harm than good when attempting to keep kids in school and out of trouble.
The U.S. Department of Education issued new guidelines to remind K-12 school districts that they must be addressing sexual harassment and equal opportunities for male and female athletes as dictated by Title IX.
This week in STEM, women and budding children are again the focus. From a new series that compares the experiences women had studying STEM in the 1960s to now to a "STEM Career Day" for high school students, getting more women and early... 04/21/2015 - 9:12am ago
The nationwide Selma Speech and Essay Contest award ceremony will be live streamed from Philadelphia and will honor three finalists from all over the country for their ability to "peacefully use the power of their words."
As technology advances and educators get more opportunities to use digital media tools to supplement teaching, one educator in particular gives advice on how to create a digital lab in the classroom without stretching the budget.
This week in STEM, an entire region in Arizona sets an example for how regions can come together to promote STEM education. Also in STEM news, studies have found that non-STEM careers use STEM skills and that STEM grads will likely get... 04/28/2015 - 9:34am ago
In a Minnesota high school, juniors will be the only grade mandated to come into school to take the ACT. The rest of the school will be working from home.
Social media sites such as Facebook and YouTube are for more than funny cat videos. Author Erik Bean has set out to teach educators how best to integrate these popular sites--and more--into the classroom.
The Microsoft founder and education foundation leader enjoyed a set of multimedia DVDs about history woven with science so much that he executed a plan to have the material available in U.S. schools.
While a number of playgrounds are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, not all are truly accessible for children with various disabilities.
Democrats are twice as likely as Republicans to believe that education is key. Also, African Americans and Hispanics are more likely than Whites to rank education as their top concern.