Monthly Archives: March 2015

Building Consensus and Momentum: A Policy and Political Landscape for K-12 Competency Education

A growing number of states and districts have embraced competency education, a new approach to teaching and learning that has the potential to solve the nation’s workforce challenges. Competency learning emphasizes student mastery, rather than seat time, to ensure every … Continue reading

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10 Privacy Principles for Student Data

More than 30 education groups endorse privacy principles designed to guide student data use in schools. Education groups are working together to increase transparency around how they use and protect valuable student data. On Tuesday, March 10, the Consortium for … Continue reading

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Privacy Pitfalls as Education Apps Spread Haphazardly

At school districts across the country, the chief technology officers responsible for safeguarding student data are tearing their hair out. Scores of education technology start-ups, their pockets full from a rush of venture capital, are marketing new digital learning tools … Continue reading

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Brain Awareness Week: March 16-22

The publications and resources of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives and the Dana Foundation offer accessible and reliable news and information about the brain and brain research.  All are available online at http://www.dana.org, the website of the Dana Foundation. Below … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Day 2015

The countdown is on… Hey New Hampshire Schools!  Digital Learning Day is almost here.  You still have time to plan an event and add it to the Digital Learning Day map. Watch the live stream on Friday, March 13th at … Continue reading

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How Technology Makes Education Exciting

Education is a brilliant combination of teaching someone and developing one’s knowledge simultaneously. You will see teachers saying how they have not been able to develop or further themselves professionally. Both teachers and students should further and move towards their … Continue reading

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2015-2016 Chris Nelson Memorial Grant Applications Open on March 14

The 2015-2016 Chris Nelson Memorial Grant Application period opens this Saturday, March 14th.  The mission of the Chris Nelson Memorial Grant Program is to provide educators an opportunity to fund a specific project in their classroom, school, and/or district.  Projects … Continue reading

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