Education

Dec 2 2016

Learning Resources Pretend & Play Teaching Cash Register #interactive #learning #resources

#interactive learning resources # Learning Resources Pretend & Play Teaching Cash Register Product Description Cha-ching! Playing store comes to life with this talking, interactive cash register from Learning Resources reg; where transactions are rewarded with lights, sounds and voice messages. The register holds life-size money and includes a built-in scanner, scale, coin slot and volume control. Engaging games are offered to help kids practice basic math skills such as addition, subtraction and coin identification. The automatic shutoff saves on batteries and reminds kids to come and play again! The Learning Resources Pretend Play Teaching Cash Register Features: Talking, interactive cash …

Dec 2 2016

Blue Ribbon Schools Program #department #school

#department school # The National Blue Ribbon Schools ProgramRecognizing Great American Schools Since 1982 The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Every year the U. S. Department of Education seeks out and celebrates great American schools, schools demonstrating that all students can achieve to high levels. More than 7,500 of schools across the country have been presented with this coveted award. The National Blue Ribbon School award affirms the hard work of students, educators, families, and …

Dec 2 2016

101 Best Web Sites for Elementary Teachers #best #sites #for #teachers

#best sites for teachers # 101 Best Web Sites for Elementary Teachers Description Free teachers’ tools on the Internet? Yes, indeed, and in amazing variety. Now, with help from Web expert Jim Lerman, you too can discover the best sites for classroom tools and professional development. Learn how you can edit digital media for free online rather than purchasing and installing costly software. Use the power of RSS to collect the content you want without tedious searching. Locate or custom-build student worksheets. Find video clips for on-demand viewing. Design your classroom floor plan. Construct tests that score themselves. All of …

Dec 2 2016

Teaching agency to set standards #standards #and #teaching #agency

#standards and teaching agency # Teaching agency to set standards National standards for teacher training and continuing professional development will be set by the Teacher Training Agency, it was announced this week. A programme for improving the quality of teachers, which has been given the go-ahead by Gillian Shephard, Secretary of State for Education and Employment, will include the creation of a national framework of levels of competence in the teaching profession, Anthea Millett, TTA chief executive, said. The framework will set targets for teachers at four key stages in the profession – the newly-qualified, “expert” teachers, experts in subject …

Dec 2 2016

About – Standards and Testing Agency #standards #and #teaching #agency

#standards and teaching agency # Standards TestingAgency Contents About us We set the tests to assess children in education from early years to the end of key stage 2. We also develop the professional skills tests for trainee teachers and manage the Yellow Label Service for secure dispatch of traceable exam scripts. Who we are We’re an executive agency of the Department for Education. with around 100 staff based throughout the UK, in Coventry, London, Nottingham, Sheffield and Manchester. Our responsibilities We’re responsible for: developing high quality national curriculum tests to meet the criteria of the Office of Qualifications and …

Dec 2 2016

Luna – Interactive Projection Camera – Learning Resources #interactive #learning #resources

#interactive learning resources # Most Liked Positive Review The image quality in the Luna Interactive Projection Camera is BETTER than any projection camera I’ve ever used. Even with half of the lights off in my classroom, the image was still clear. Read complete review The image quality in the Luna Interactive Projection Camera is BETTER than any projection camera I’ve ever used. Even with half of the lights off in my classroom, the image was still clear. I love the fact that it has a USB direct plug for connecting and charging. The best feature is the video camera. Teachers …

Dec 2 2016

Interactive Learning Resources #interactive #learning #resources

#interactive learning resources # Interactive Learning Resources Genee Scope is a Sensible Microscope which can outsmart Traditional Microscopes in every way. Some of the excellent features which this 21st century Digital microscope carries are as follows:- Extremely Portable and Interoperable Portability is the best feature this Student Presentation Microscope carries. Because of its portability teachers can comfortably carry it from one classroom to another classroom. It s easy to carry sleek structure along with its sturdy base turns it an easy to store gadget. Immensely Interoperable Genee Scope is a wondrous digital microscope which can be easily connected to Laptop, …

Dec 2 2016

Standards, Assessment, and Accountability #standards #and #teaching #agency

#standards and teaching agency # Program Overview Standards and Assessments Peer Review Related Regulations and Guidance Other Resources State Accountability Plans Related Programs and Initiatives 1. Program Overview Raising academic standards for all students and measuring student achievement to hold schools accountable for educational progress are central strategies for promoting educational excellence and equity in our Nation’s schools. The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) supports State efforts to establish challenging standards, develop aligned assessments, and build accountability systems for districts and schools that are based on educational results. In particular, ESEA includes explicit requirements to ensure that students served …

Dec 2 2016

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) – Home Page #office #of #education

#office of education # NEW Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality FAQ OSERS’ Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP ) has released a guidance document, Understanding the Confidentiality Requirements Applicable to IDEA Early Childhood Programs Frequently Asked Questions (PDF. 284KB). The purpose of this document is to assist early childhood programs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA ) with addressing privacy and confidentiality questions. This document is intended to provide responses to frequently asked questions to facilitate and enhance states’ implementation of IDEA privacy and confidentiality provisions and can be used in conjunction with the 2014 side-by-side guide of …

Dec 2 2016

Education Department #education #department #of #education

#education department of education # Associate Professor of Education Alicia L. Moore presented a teacher workshop to public school teachers and university historians at the Association for the Study of African American Life History (ASALH) 101st Annual National Conference in Richmond, Va. Moore continues to serve as Co-Project Manager for the Teacher Workshop. The mission of ASALH is to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about African American life, history, and culture to the global community. Moore also served on two ASALH academic panels, Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memory, and Activism and Mothering in the Age of …