SmartBlog on Education: When are we ever going to use this?

Source: SmartBlog on Education “When are we ever going to use this?” When I was a teacher, this was a question I heard almost daily. I would imagine that has not changed much since I left the classroom five years ago, particularly when it comes to math. Students are naturally inquisit

eSchol News: Five new ed-tech innovations for schools

Source: eSchool News Our friends at eSchool News recently listed Odysseyware as one of five new ed-tech innovations for schools! Check out what they had to say about Odysseyware’s new notes feature below, and read about the other exciting products that made the list here: Enhanc

THE Journal: New Elementary Math Curriculum Features Real-time Data Tracking

Source: THE Journal Vinci Education is launching a new game-based digital math curriculum for elementary education, mapped to the Common Core and featuring real-time data-tracking features designed for tablets. The curriculum is supported by a custom learning management platform and d

EdSurge: How Teachers Are Learning: Professional Development Remix

Source: EdSurge LaneChange Consulting Personalized learning is on the rise for learners in our schools. Redesigned schools include personal learning plans, playlists of content tailored to fit each learner, adaptive curriculum, and access to learning anytime and anywhere. That’s

Scholastic Administr@tor Tech Tools: Math Central

Source: Scholastic Adminstr@tor Tech Tools Blog By now, it should be obvious to just about every teacher and school administrator that the best technique for teaching and learning is to make class time seem like fun and games with as little blackboard work as possible. That’s exactly

Education Week: National Summer Learning Association to Enhance Reading With Digital Books

Source: Education Week The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) recently announced that students in summer programs run by the Boston Public Schools, Baltimore Public Schools, Pittsburgh Public Schools, and four other summer program providers will get free and unlimited access

Scholastic Administr@tor: The Latest and Greatest Education-Friendly Tools

Our friends at VINCI made Scholastic Administr@ator‘s list of the latest and greatest education-friendly tools! See what they had to say about ClassVINCI below, and check out the full list of tools. “With more schools adding PreK classes, VINCI Education’s ClassVINCI can g

Idaho Statesman: Ybarra – Focus on education that improves performance

Source: Idaho Statesman  West Elementary School in the Mountain Home School District was not meeting state academic goals when Sherri Ybarra took over as principal about four years ago. For the past two years, the school has received four out of five stars in the state’s rating

SmartBlog on Education: Helping math teachers succeed through song-based lessons

Source: SmartBlog on Education The math teachers at my school — Castle Park Middle in Chula Vista, Calif. — face the same challenges moving students to math excellence and mastery as so many teachers across the nation. Students must learn a difficult common core curriculum, catch up o

EdTech Digest: Tech and Learning

How to unlock the most value out of your tech assets and streeeetch your tech budget. Source: EdTech Digest Isn’t that everyone’s goal? To get more out of what you have, to maximize dollars already spent and limit funds being committed moving forward? Stretching every tech dollar furt