President Obama Proposes Major Investment in Teachers and Facilities

Last week in a nationally-televised speech to members of Congress and the American people, President Obama shared his plan for $447 billion in tax cuts and government spending to boost the nation’s lagging economic recovery. He called on lawmakers to put politics aside and work together to solve the jobs crisis, with specific programs that […]

Five Resources to Find Funding for Your Classroom

As our technology and innovation develops, there are more options than ever to provide our students with a sensational classroom experience.  The downside however,  is new technology and resources costs money- and with widespread education budget cuts, teachers have been stretched to their limits as they try to provide for their students.  Many teachers will […]

Department of Education Announces $115.3 Million for 124 Grants to Improve Teaching of American History

Last week, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the award of $115.3 million to 124 school districts to improve the quality of teaching American history in our nation’s schools. The Teaching American History grant program aims to enhance teachers’ understanding of American history through intensive professional development, including study trips to historic sites and […]

NCLB Title IV – Educators hold schoolwide event to discuss bullying

Educators at a Massachusetts school helped students understand how to identify bullying on campus at a school-wide event Monday that included a presentation as well as role-playing activities. Teachers followed up with classroom Open Circle discussions where students could share their experiences. The anti-bullying lessons follow criminal assault charges filed against an 11-year-old girl accused […]

Use Your Title IID Funding Wisely: Adding Technology to Geometry Class Improves Opportunities to Learn

According to a new study, incorporating technology in high school-level geometry classes not only makes the teaching of concepts such as congruency easier, it also empowers students to discover other geometric relationships they wouldn’t ordinarily uncover when more traditional methods of instruction were used. The study — co-written by Gloriana González, a University of Illinois […]