In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
An extra-alarm fire ripped through an elementary school in Edison, N.J. on Saturday evening, and left the school burned to the ground.
Joseph Russo was arrested Monday and charged with threatening and threatening an act of terrorism, police said.
An elementary school teacher in the Bronx was arrested Wednesday and charged with raping a 10-year-old student.
A teenage boy allegedly shot and killed his parents and three young siblings in a home near Albuquerque, police said Sunday.
Adam Lanza, 20, took the lives of 20 children and eight adults — including his mother and himself – leaving wounds for the town that may never heal.
An emotional President Barack Obama addressed the nation Friday afternoon and said the country’s leaders must “take meaningful action” regardless of politics in response to the mass shooting at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school.
The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.
Springfield Superintendent Michael Davino cited concerns that dressing up for the day detracts from the learning process.
In Brooklyn, a local community board is trying to nix the city’s plan for a new school in Kensington.
The bond proposal would have closed three schools in the Mineola district.
School officials in New City said so far environmental testing at Laurel Plains Elementary School deemed the building and grounds safe.