7 Tips to Develop an Authentic Sense of Success in Students [MindShift]
MindShift calls out psychologist and author, Madeline Levine, in determining how to measure student academic success and achievement.
Students Stay Organized with these 7 Mobile Apps
With the school year just beginning, it's important to start off organized! Check out these mobile apps that are here to help!
How to Turn your Classroom into an Idea Factory [MindShift]
Author, Suzie Boss, write about the necessary changes that must be made to the idea of a traditional learning environment, for 21st century learners.
5 Smart Habits for Educators to Develop for Back to School [MindShift]
Educators struggle to call an end to summer, just as students do. Here are 5 habits educators should develop for going back to school, brought to you by MindShift.
Macy's Raises $4.8 Million for RIF This Year
Macy's recent fundraising campaign did more than provide customer's with a discount- it raised $4.8 million for the organization Reading is Fundamental!
PSSA Scores Disappoint Public School Officials
Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent, Linda Lane, feels shocked and disappointed by PSSA testing results. Read her opinions on the issue here.
5 Quick Tips on Becomming a Connected Educator [Edutopia]
Edutopia blogger gives 5 quick tips for new educators on how to become connected educators.
White House Pursues Gaming Research
The White House is pursuing research into the potential civic benefits of video games. USAToday offers insight into this investigation.
EdTech Future Tense Event Recognizes Dr. Alice Wilder's Work
Pittsburgh's own Dr. Alice Wilder was mentioned in a recent article by Slate Magazine about educational technology.
Nature Conservancy brings New Faces to Conservation
The Nature Conservancy begins a program that promotes environmental education opportunities for minority students.
Good Health may mean Good Grades
Recent research discovers that having good health may ultimately lead to getting better grades. Huffington Post provides support for this argument.
Unlearning How to Teach
Erica McWilliam, of Queensland University of Technology wrote a thought-provoking article on the importance of adapting to the times and changing with the students. Read more about it here.
Google is Doing More than Providing Answers
Copeland, journalist for Write Read Web, investigates whether or not Google is beneficial or harmful to the human mind.
Congress Remains Conflicted over Certification
Congress members are unable to come to a decision on whether or not teacher certificates are equivalent to teaching degrees. Edweek explores this dilemma and hears from both sides of the disagreement.
Department of Education Initiates Leader Forum
Leaders flew from across the country to meet with the Department of Education last week. The meeting included a form on Education Innovation Clusters, and how to implement them successfully.