South Carolina adopts science video service

eSchool News

Supplementary STEM videos serve to engage students in science learning. Students in South Carolina will soon have access to short Twig Science and Tigtag Science videos through a new statewide partnership.

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A charter chain thinks it has the answer for alternative schools

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Zaire Wallace, 17, a student at The Charter School of San Diego, answers questions about Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” while watching a YouTube video of someone narrating the poem. Students spend 80 percent of their time learning from home.

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Understanding ESSA: How the Every Student Succeeds Act will Change U.S. Educational Policy

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On December 10, 2015, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act, a bipartisan bill designed to address the shortcomings of No Child Left Behind. “ Higher standards are right.

Where in the World Is Planet3? An Educational Gaming CEO Seeks His Second Act

Edsurge

He envisioned a game-based educational platform used by teachers and students to learn about science and the environment. We want every student to be engaged as passionate stewards of Earth,” Kelly said. “We’re Students also liked the avatar-based 3-D games. “I

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A Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined

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completion of a minimum course of study, content mastery, proficiency on college- and career-ready assessments, etc.) College- and career-ready standards. The enrollment in college of students who graduate from high school consistent with 34 CFR 200.19(b)(1) Student attendance

Virginia district launches summer kindergarten readiness initiative

eSchool News

Achieve3000 and Virginia Beach City Public Schools have partnered to create Smarty Summer: Diving into Early Literacy, a new kindergarten reading readiness initiative exclusively for Virginia Beach students.