The state of Iowa is supporting a grant program focused on professional development in math and science, and an Illinois district is looking for an online inventory and tracking system.
Chesterfield County Public Schools issued a wide-ranging RFP for a digital math curriculum. In South Dakota, Sioux Fall’s wants to track its school buses with GPS technology.
U.S. students performance on different math topics, such as geometry, algebra, and number theory varied widely according to the latest results of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, a prominent international exam.
This study, which focuses on K-3 math products bought by more than 1,000 districts, will be repeated with other subjects and grade levels, Noodle Markets says.
A academic scholar who trains future K-12 educators offers advice to vendors on how they can design products and professional development to address teachers’ tech needs and fears.
Philadelphia’s school district is looking for consultants to help fill senior positions. A Wisconsin district wants consultants to evaluate the effectiveness of its K-5 mathematics offerings.
Seven states recently took part in a major, extended-length online professional development course for teachers. The results dispel the notion that long-term online PD doesn’t work — and the findings have potentially big implications for schools and vendors.
The Pasco, Wash., district is looking for intervention programs in algebra, and the Denver schools need middle school social studies curriculum.
An Ohio district made adjustments after purchasing a mobile “fab lab” with high-tech equipment that required extensive teacher training.
Math teachers are more likely to seek out resources with evidence of alignment to the common core than are language arts teachers, a RAND report finds.