APC by Schneider Electric invites educators to upload an image or video of their school’s messy, disorganized, or chaotic server room for an opportunity to win a $10,000 IT equipment upgrade for their school through the APC K–12 Server Room Makeover Contest. The grand-prize winner will choose the IT equipment for the school—power protection, routers, servers, tablets, touch-screen monitors—whatever the winner’s students need to succeed. Interested applicants will find additional details about this contest on GetEdFunding, a website sponsored by CDW•G with access to a free database of thousands of funding opportunities for educators.
Developed by leading literacy experts Jan Richardson, PhD, and Maria Walther EdD,Next Step Guided Reading Assessment(NSGRA)supports data-informed decisions about reading instruction for striving, advanced, and EL students in kindergarten through grade 6. The assessment tool provides a complete picture of each reader’s word knowledge, fluency, and comprehension skills, and the NSGRA K–6 app offers reports for grouping, planning, and pinpointing instruction. Get to know your readers in four easy steps.
Across the United States, students are returning to school amidst another nationwide tragedy. And once again, teachers are faced with the challenge of establishing a positive, safe, and reflective classroom in the wake of horrific violence. The staff of Facing History and Ourselves has produced the Teaching Idea “Teaching in the Wake of Violence” to help educators address recent attacks.
TekNekk is the world’s first Parental Remote-Control App that protects a child’s mind, spine, and safety. Parents can control their child’s phone from any device—like a TV remote control! No more wrestling the phone away from children or escalating arguments with teens. Download TekNekk’s Instant Screen Timeout feature for free to turn off a child’s phone with one touch of a button!