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2011-06-21 10:16:00

MONTEREY, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill announced today that proceeds from the company's annual Student Art Project auction will be donated to Miami-Dade County Public Schools' students. The artwork was presented at the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) National Conference on Student Assessment June 19-22 at the Peabody Orlando Hotel. CTB matched the funds raised from the silent auction of the art to donate to Gulfstream Elementary. The Student Art...

2010-11-11 14:25:00

Outline Roadmap for Systemic Redesign of preK-12 Education to a Student-Centered Model WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), in collaboration with ASCD and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), today released Innovate to Educate: System [Re]Design for Personalized Learning. This report of findings is based upon the insights and recommendations of some 150 visionary education leaders convened at an...

2008-09-29 18:00:34

On Saturday, Educational Testing Service (ETS) concluded a three-day National Teacher Forum at its Princeton Campus. Held in cooperation with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), the forum is part of a year-long professional development series for national Teachers of the Year. Prior to the official start of the forum, a special state leader education panel convened to discuss challenges of staffing urban and rural schools. The panel comprised state education leaders from...

2008-02-17 03:00:33

By Boyd, Barbara Foulks The Montessori philosophy advocates that the classroom be a reflection of the home, the community, and the world. Now, a century after Maria Montessori founded her Casa dei Bambini, the world is becoming a hightechnology society, with computers a part of everyday American lives. Computers are almost a household necessity, and basic word-processing programs are now easier for young children to use. It is important that early childhood teachers use technology in their...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'