K-12

West Georgia Brings In Jon Moseley As Head Coach

A new direction for the University of West Georgia volleyball program begins on December 8, 2017, as Athletic Director Daryl Dickey announced on …

College & University

Cairneyhill Primary School fire: Drone footage reveals extent of damage

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Amazing aerial footage has emerged of the aftermath of the ferocious fire which swept through a Fife primary school on …

Drones

West Virginia University partners with coding group

West Virginia University has become a regional partner of a network that works to provide computer science education opportunities to students in …

Business

Understand and impact 21st-century audiences

We will learn how demographic changes, new learning styles, and new technologies affect the relevance of cultural institutions.<p>We will tell the …

Smithsonian

Northern Ireland school closures on December 11: Full list

• Black Mountain Primary School, Black Mountain Place, BT13 3TT<br>• Gaelscoil na Mona, 1 Monagh Link, BT11 8QB<br>• Glenveagh Special School, Harberton Park, BT9 …

UK News

Win a Classroom Research Station from PebbleGo and WeAreTeachers

<b>No purchase necessary. Making a purchase will not increase your chances of winning.</b> The promotion is open only to legal residents of the United …

Education Technology Tweet Wrap, w/e 12-09-17 | Emerging Education Technologies

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.<p><i>This</i> …

Education Technology

Upcoming Events On The Roxborough-Manayunk Calendar

See what's happening in Roxborough-Manayunk - check out the Patch Calendar<p>Saturday, December 9 at 7:00 pm<p>(Nearby)<p><b>Be Our Guest! The Academy</b> …

Philadelphia

40 Most Popular Ed-Tech Tools in K-12 Identified in New Analysis

The study showed that half of the time schools access ed-tech tools is for operational purposes (such as using online gradebooks) and for research …

Google Docs

Coding in Arkansas Public Libraries

<i>Guest post by Amber Gregory, Coordinator of E-Rate Services at the Arkansas State Library, which uses funds provided by an IMLS LSTA grant to train</i> …

Librarianship

The myth of inclusion

Meet Reece. We join him in Year 5. He has a global learning delay and his expressive and receptive language skills are underdeveloped for his age. …

Teaching

Mike Pence Helps Pass Cruz Amendment Expanding 529 Plans

The Senate passed an amendment from Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Friday to the Tax Cuts and Job Act that would allow 529 college savings plans to expand …

Conservative View

Windows is gaining on iOS in the education market

Sales of Windows notebooks and tablets is growing in the U.S. and international education markets, but Chromebook shipments are still strong and …

Technology

The Republican tax plan is an early Christmas gift for Betsy DeVos

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a dinner hosted by the Washington Policy Center in Bellevue, Wash. on October 13. Ted S. …

Education

Photo Opp: It’s time to shine! National crystal-growing contest to be judged at UB

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Bring on the holiday sparkle!<p>On Monday, Dec. 11, judges will gather at the University at Buffalo to inspect — and rate — over 150 …

University at Buffalo

Tensions brewing as State Board of Education, Superintendent Mark Johnson clash again over DPI budget cuts

DPI Superintendent Mark Johnson<p>Tensions between the State Board of Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson boiled over again …

North Carolina

Microsoft Asserts Windows Gaining Ground in Education Market

Microsoft's intensifying focus on the education technology market seems to be paying off.<p>Over the past few years, schools and a fair number of …

Microsoft

Sacramento student bus fares are among the nation’s highest. That could change soon

Sacramento’s main bus and light rail agency is proposing to drastically reduce student fares next month in hopes of boosting long-sagging ridership, …

Education

Bismarck school district adopts new governing model

A school board in North Dakota's largest school district is overhauling its governing model.<p>The Bismarck School Board voted 4-1 earlier this month to …

Business

Stench of bat feces forces NH elementary school to close classrooms

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — The stench of bat feces has forced a New Hampshire elementary school to close eight classrooms and work on repairs.<p>Nashua’s …

Education

Cairneyhill Primary School fire: Staff praised for leading children to safety

© David Wardle<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Scores of children have been evacuated from a Fife primary school after it was hit by a huge blaze.<p>More …

Education

Northern Ireland school closures due to snow: full list

A number of schools have closed due to the overnight snowfall in Northern Ireland.<p>A snow and ice warning has been issued as temperatures</b> …

Education

What A Tax Overhaul Could Mean For Students And Schools

The House and Senate are working to reconcile their versions of a tax plan — but one thing is for certain: Big changes are ahead for the nation's schools and colleges.<p>Let's start with K-12. There, Republicans from both sides of Congress generally agree on two big changes.<p><b>Saving for private …

Education

What Education Technology Companies Need To Know About Schools

As an innovation team focused on improving the world through education, my colleagues and I are often the first port of call for ed tech startups hoping to go to market or to scale their products globally. As such, we review hundreds of ed tech products per year and, in some cases, set up pilot …

Education

Another Big Winner from Tax Reform

Media coverage of the tax bills–which are now in conference and could be brought to a final vote this year—has focused on how it will impact corporations, workers, families with children, and higher income residence of states with high state income tax rates.<p>This makes sense: When this legislation …

Opinion

Microsoft Touts 'Strong Growth' for Windows in Education

Windows is finally hitting back at Chrome OS in the Education market. Following the downfall of Windows in the education sector, Microsoft recently …

Microsoft

San Diego County Fire: These schools are closed

Ten North County school districts, as well as Cal State San Marcos and some Palomar College sites, will be closed Friday because of fire, smoke and …

California

If the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Work is Unclear, What Can Schools Do?

Artificial intelligence is already reshaping the labor market. Its impact will likely become even more disruptive. But experts have historically been …

Intelligence

Teachers Would Lose Loan Forgiveness Programs in Higher Education Bill

We wrote about the GOP's new legislation to reauthorize the nation's higher education law last week. But there's one issue we should highlight that …

Education

What's Behind Rising Graduation Rates for English-Learners and Native-American Students?

While graduation rates for English-language learners and Native American students are on the rise, educators and researchers are still questioning …

Education