Education

Jumpstart Launches New Online Math and English Assessments

Jumpstart Test Prep announced the launch of their new online Math and English assessments that are included with their ACT Math and English subject area purchases. Each student gets one attempt for the new online...

Celebrating Multilingual Learner Identity through Personal Narrative Instruction

The social isolation and countless hours of silent, independent assignments young linguistically diverse scholars have endured during the past year of online learning have left scores in dire need of lessons that affirm their...

Tailoring Instruction

Digital assessment helps a California district ( SBCUSD ) to adapt to student needs. By 2025, one in four public school students will be an English language learner. As a result, school districts and educators across the...

L.A. Set for First Teachers’ Strike in 30 Years

United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA), which has about 35,000 members in second largest K-12 district in the nation, has set January 10 as the start date of their first strike in 30 years...

FluentWorlds: 3D/VR Gaming Platform

Imagine a classroom in which, instead of interfering with learning, video game technology is at the core of the instructional paradigm. Video games are a dominant form of entertainment today because they are immersive,...
Bilingual Revolution Seminar Series

Join the Bilingual Revolution

What if every child could be offered a bilingual education? According to NYC’s Fabrice Jaumont, the power is in our hands to do it and he’s hosting a series of informative webinars on how...

Why We Need to Support Teachers Now

1. When researching Whole (Whole: What Teachers Need to Help Students Thrive ), what surprised you about your findings?We were looking for examples of schools “outperforming their zip code”—places where the community was viewed...

Budget Cuts Fly in the Face of Education

While boosting defense spending by $54 billion, the Trump administration’s proposed FY 2018 budget seeks to cut the Education Department’s $68 billion budget by $9 billion, or 13% in the fiscal year starting October....

Re-Gifted Reading

Stephen Krashen finds an easy way to help close the achievement gap in literacy and clean up clutter at the same time There is overwhelming evidence that those who live in poverty have little access...

A Timely Tribute to the Teachers Who Change Our Lives

Richard Lederer recognizes the original influencers One of my favorite newspaper corrections reads: "It was incorrectly reported last Friday that this is T-Shirt Appreciation Week. It is actually Teacher Appreciation Week." Well, this year, Teacher...
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