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.