T&L News(102)

Week of: November 5, 2007

  • Online Support for Spanish-Speaking High Schoolers
    The Clarke County (GA) School District is using Plaza Comunitaria software, provided by the Mexican government, to help its Spanish-speaking students reinforce what they learn by reviewing it in Spanish.
  • Native American School Melds Tradition and Technology
    The state-of-the-art Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School on the Seminole Tribe's Brighton Reservation is providing students with a 21st century education and respect for tradition.
  • Distance Learning Serves Needs of Gifted
    Distance learning is allowing Maryland's Anne Arundel County Public Schools to address the needs of highly gifted students and distribute resources more equitably.
  • Game Players Did Best
    Scottish students who played mini-games focused on learning skills before class everyday improved their math test scores.
  • High Turnover Among Math, Science, Computer Teachers
    According to a state survey, Arkansas teachers certified in math, science or computer science are twice as likely as other teachers to leave the classroom for other employment.