K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

Schools expand computer-science programs

4/24/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Some school districts in Maryland and Virginia are taking steps to expand computer-science programs. School officials in one county in Maryland has committed to bring such programs to students in all … Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Why education should not be one-size-fits-all

4/24/2014

  • Education Week Teacher (tiered subscription model)

Students spend only a fraction of their time in school, which is not enough for schools to address obstacles students may face in their personal lives, Paul Reville, of the Harvard Graduate School of … Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Australian school uses feedback, collaboration to improve teaching, learning

4/22/2014

  • Australian Teacher Magazine online

A high school in Australia has adopted a culture of collaboration to help develop a "community of learning", educator Darcy Moore writes. The strategy includes a focus on providing timely, constructi… Read More

CEC SmartBrief

News about special education

CEC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Council for Exceptional Children

Mass. districts create more in-house special-education programs

4/24/2014

  • Patriot Ledger (Quincy, Mass.), The

More school districts in Massachusetts are creating in-house special-education programs to help manage rising costs, which have increased 17% statewide over nine years. Educators in schools with such … Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Free webinar: Being a connected educator

4/24/2014

Join us on Tuesday, April 29 at 5 p.m. Eastern for "Being a Connected Educator" with Tom Whitby, retired secondary teacher and adjunct professor; and with Steven Anderson, content and relationship eva… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

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

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

Ind. middle school tests program for gifted students

4/24/2014

  • Star Press (Muncie, Ind.) (tiered subscription model), The

An Indiana middle school is piloting a program for gifted and talented students in which the students participate in science, technology, engineering and math activities in the morning and transition … Read More