Archive for September, 2016
Newsela, a 3-year-old startup that promotes literacy in K-12 education, gives teachers curated news articles to share with their students. With the help of intelligent software that adjusts article text to match a student’s reading level, teachers can use comprehension quizzes to get immediate feedback when kids are stumped. Newsela is currently in 75% …Read more →
ISTE 2017 will be in San Antonio, June 25-28, 2017.
Submit your proposal for a session, poster or workshop here: https://conference.iste.org/2017/presenters/submit_proposal.php…Read more →
CUE — the California affiliate of ISTE — has provided this rebuttal to the TIME.com editorial from Aug. 31, 2016, by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras titled “Screens in Schools are a $60 Billion Hoax.” Dr. Kardaras is a licensed social worker who runs a center for addicted teens in New York.
Another …Read more →
Norma Jennings received the Making IT Happen award at FETC 2016.
Norma had been the FSTE Region 1 president in the Panhandle area and served as FSTE president in 2011. Currently she is FSTE treasurer.
Norma recently retired from a long career with Escambia County Public Schools, where she started as a teacher of students …Read more →
The Technology Education Resource & Redesign Alliance, Inc. (TERRA, Inc.) is a non- profit organization whose mission is to mobilize the resources, knowledge, and capacity of individuals, foundations, business and industry in shaping and facilitating educational policy, practice, and research for increased achievement in a global environment.
TERRA, Inc. is accepting applications from …Read more →