East Whittier City School District in Whittier, CA is equipping first and second grade students and teachers with more than 1,400 Chromebooks to expand student access to high-quality content and instruction, improve student learning and narrow the achievement gap.
A new documentary explores the impacts smartphones and other mobile devices are having on teenagers and their social, emotional and psychological lives. “Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age” examines the impact of screen technology on kids and offers parents practical solutions that can work.
Disturbingly little is known with any certainty about President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s plans for education. Even credible speculation is difficult, given that Trump is far from a traditional Republican and that his statements on a range of issues have proved somewhat inconsistent over the last year or so. But one thing is certain for a Trump presidency backed by a Republican-dominated Congress: Education policy is going to move in a new direction.
- By THE Journal Staff
The Delaware Department of Education recently joined the #GoOpen campaign, a national movement to use high-quality, openly licensed educational resources in schools.
Boston Public Schools has selected a new partner to provide formative assessment resources in an effort to better support student instruction.
Starting in 2018 the "Central Valley Promise" will allow students to attend a semester of community college for free and to gain guaranteed admission to California State University, Fresno.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Discovery Education is teaming up with Polar Bears International to offer a series of free, live, virtual field trips during the annual polar bear migration in Churchill, Manitoba.
The United States government’s chief technology officer recognized Pennsylvania’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs at a recent White House event to champion STEM education in the United States.
New Jersey's Union City School District has adopted 3D printing technology as part of a district-wide science, technology, engineering, arts and math curriculum.