After failing to create usable Individualized Learning Plans, teachers refined it until it worked. Isn't that what we want from our students?
By Michele Eaton
In the MSD of Wayne Township, there are several blended and online opportunities available for students. Perhaps the same is true in your district, but how many of those same opportunities are available to teachers as well? Recently, the teachers in one particular program in the district inspired a personalized…
The growing use of anywhere, anytime learning is challenging teachers to personalize lessons for each student’s individual needs, test students online and analyze the results instantly, track student progress in real time, and keep both students and parents up-to-date on grades and homework. Having the ability to do all of this within a cloud-based solution that delivers maximum security—without importing or entering data—are the benefits you receive with Jupiter iO—the all-in-one gradebook-LMS-SIS-learning analytics solution!
Explore new game-changing resources from Discovery Education, including the transformative digital Techbook series for Math, Science and Social Studies,that integrates stunning multimodal content and an inquiry approach to make teaching and learning an unforgettable experience.
Research has shown that in order to be successful in a world language, students need to interact in the target language in a purposeful way. This resource site was created in partnership with Middlebury Interactive Languages to provide schools, districts and educators with resources to engage students in K-12 language learning.
Research shows that the time to make the greatest impact in a child’s learning trajectory is in the earliest grades. In fact, children not caught up to their peers by grade three are four times less likely to graduate from high school. Learn how school districts across the country are using research-based software from the Waterford Institute to help close the achievement gap before it becomes an even bigger problem.
McGraw-Hill Education connects decision makers and innovative educators with purposeful technology, bringing together comprehensive teaching tools with proven educational content. Grounded in deep insights into how learning happens, we deliver tools, platforms, and services proven to power performance and achievement. We harness technology and data insights both inside and outside the classroom to ignite the spark between teaching and learning.
This ideal blend of technology, content, and inspiration isn’t a distant dream—with McGraw-Hill Education, you can see it in action today.
Tomorrow’s engineers, designers and problem solvers deserve every tool available to build a brilliant future. 3D printing fuels limitless creativity when students get to see, hold and test their ideas in real space.
Bringing 3D printing into the classroom exposes learners to the same cutting-edge technologies they’ll encounter in their careers, giving them a jump-start on tomorrow’s challenges. We invite you to explore the information below to learn how schools across the country are inspiring a new generation of problem solvers by integrating 3D printing into their K-12 curriculum.
K-12 Guide for Calculating LMS Return on Investment
September 27, 2016
By calculating the return on investment (ROI) for a technology implementation, districts can determine if their investment will pay off. While there are some “soft” returns from a new, end- to-end LMS, such as better student engagement, there are also quantitative measures districts can use to determine a solid ROI.
Before committing to a new learning management system (LMS) schools and districts have some serious homework to do. A hastily chosen LMS may inhibit technology adoption, fragment users, and diminish the return on investment. Read this guide for things to consider when choosing an LMS.
Do you have more questions than answers about your school’s fixed and digital assets? Today’s asset management technology can provide the answers you need in a way that is much easier, faster and more accurate than old-school asset tracking tools. Much of the functionality is now automated in a cloud-based deployment – meaning these solutions don’t have to be laboriously installed and maintained by IT staff, and they are accessible from any device, anywhere and at any time. This paper will describe how modern asset tracking in education can answer the functional challenges faced by school administrators, accountants and IT staff.
Tracking extra duty time worked by school employees is a huge hassle. But it doesn’t have to be. Find out how schools in the Garland Independent School District in Texas have automated their extra duty timekeeping, and saved the district a lot of money in the process.
By integrating Art & Design with STEM subjects — turning STEM to STEAM — schools are working to strengthen students’ abilities to be creative and flexible problem-solvers, to explore different ideas, to recognize failures as opportunities for discovery and to communicate well with others. In this guide, you’ll get eleven tips to help kick-start or supercharge your STEAM program as well as 4 case studies to inspire you.