K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

ACTE executive director: STEM is CTE

10/29/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Science, technology, engineering and math education and career and technical education "are fundamentally connected," LeAnn Wilson, executive director of ACTE, said in a recent interview exploring the… Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

How some states address tech access, equity

10/29/2014

  • eSchool News (free registration)

Access and equity are two common barriers schools face when deploying education technology, asserts Doug Levin, executive director of the State Educational Technology Directors Association, who spoke … Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Canadian schools get a boost from tech firms for STEM lessons

10/28/2014

  • Globe and Mail (Toronto) (tiered subscription model), The

A growing number of technology companies and universities are investing in school programmes in Canada that focus on developing students' skills in science, technology, engineering and maths at an ear… Read More

CEC SmartBrief

News about special education

CEC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Council for Exceptional Children

How one high school incorporates therapy animals

10/28/2014

  • Desert Sun (Palm Springs, Calif.) (tiered subscription model), The

Special-education students in a transitional class at a California school are learning life skills with the help of visits from a nonprofit therapy animal organization. Educators say the animals have … Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

EdTech survey: How do educators want to connect and collaborate?

10/29/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

In honor of Connected Educator Month, SmartBrief on EdTech recently asked readers what tools, events and social media platforms they rely on to connect and collaborate with their peers. Here's what th… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

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

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

Program prepares NYC minority middle-schoolers for elite high schools

10/27/2014

  • DNAInfo.com

An after-school program in New York City is aimed at helping low-income, minority students get into highly selective public high schools in the city as well as private schools. The Breakthrough New Yo… Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

Game is designed to inspire creative problem-solving for educators

10/27/2014

  • KQED.org

Educator and school leader Gayle Allen in this blog post describes a card game that allows teachers and school leaders to "share pain points and observations and to brainstorm solutions." The game can… Read More