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Education Leaders Unite
posted by: Alix | December 03, 2010, 08:51 am   

On the heels of this week's Foundation for Excellence in Education conference in Washington D.C., the group has announced the formation of a new alliance of education reformers called the "Chiefs for Change". Comprised of education leaders throughout the country, they are committed to providing a strong voice for reforms on the federal, state, and local level. Continue Reading...
 
One Utah School Ahead of the Digital Learning Pack
posted by: Alix | December 02, 2010, 11:44 am   

In recent years, reformers and policy makers have stressed the need for incorporating technology in education. New technologies have revolutionized how we live our lives from shopping to business; why not incorporate them into the classroom? In November, the Department of Education released a technology plan through their Office of Educational Technology entitled, Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology. In presenting the plan to the public, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has recognized one digital school in particular as a model for others to follow, Open High School in Utah. Continue Reading...
 
Congratulations! AAE Teacher Scholarship & Classroom Grant Winners
posted by: Jill | December 01, 2010, 05:26 pm   

Winners for the fall AAEF Teacher Scholarship and Classroom Grants competition have been announced. Continue Reading...
 
AAE Federal Update November 29, 2010
posted by: Alix | November 29, 2010, 12:00 am   

Department of Education Releases New Technology Plan

The Department of Education released a new national education technology plan through their Office of Educational Technology entitled, Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology. The report comes on the heels of some major breakthroughs relating to technology in education. Continue Reading...
 
New Developments in the Class Size Debate
posted by: Alix | November 30, 2010, 11:21 am   

A few years ago, class size seemed to be one of the most talked about classroom policies. Smaller class sizes would lessen the load on an educator and give students a more individualized classroom experience, right? Well, just as fast as class sizes went down, they are now creeping back up and gaining attention in certain states struggling with budget shortfalls. Continue Reading...
 
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