Monthly Archives: October 2014

Take Advantage of the White House ConnectED Free Resources

ConnectED is transforming teaching and learning for all students powered by technology. The FCC has already made a $2-billion down payment to improve WiFi in schools and will help to connect 99% of our students to high speed broadband. Campanies … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LessonPlanet Features an Interview with Doug Levin about Trends in EdTech

Watch a short video as State Educational Technology Director, Doug Levin, talks about the importance of the ConnectED initiative as well as recent trends in Educational Technology. Dog also talks about digital and open textbooks in the video below. Visit http://www.SETDA.orgContinue reading

Posted in Announcements, Articles/Reports | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

An International Study in Competency Education: Postcards from Abroad

New report highlights components of competency education in international practice A new report released today by CompetencyWorks, An International Study in Competency Education: Postcards from Abroad, seeks to highlight components of competency education in international practice and inform U.S. policymakers … Continue reading

Posted in Articles/Reports, Webinars | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

When Professional Development Underperforms

“Professional Development.” PD. When this phrase is introduced into teacher circles, many teachers cringe with thoughts of poor instruction, time wasted on doing and learning things that do not apply to them, or initiatives that will go away with the … Continue reading

Posted in Articles/Reports, Professional Development | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Month of the Young Adolescent Creativity Contest

“A Day in the Life of a Middle School Student” The New Hampshire Association of Middle Level Education is sponsoring a contest for the Month of the Young Adolescent. Any middle level student may submit an entry. The purpose of … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Student Opportunities | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Support E-Rate Funding for Schools and Libraries

Please consider discussing this with your respective organizations and school districts and asking them to sign on to this letter in support of E-Rate Funding. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) recently sought additional comments (per a  Further Notice … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, e-rate | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Dispelling STEM Stereotypes

Claremont — The small wooden bridge, spray painted a pale orange, sat suspended between two sets of cinder blocks about 18 inches off the floor. A group of girls from area schools had spent the morning and most of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment