Education News Roundup: April 16, 2014

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In today’s ENR: More than half-a-million students, teachers, and staff at Utah schools will participate in tomorrow’s Great Utah Shakeout. Congratulations and good luck to Gauri Garg, who won the state geography bee. Salt Lake wins grant to improve phys ed and nutrition in the district. Link to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for . . . → Read More

Science Community Opportunities

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Great opportunities for our community. Check out the experiences below to become more engaged in the science community around us: . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 15, 2014

In today’s ENR: Legislature won’t try to override Governor’s veto of the curriculum complaint bill. Washington County School District and Dixie Applied Technology College create a STEM program for students. KSL features Mana Academy. KUER checks up on the new Guadalupe School. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 15. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 14, 2014

Masks by students from Clayton Middle School

In today’s ENR: Was Common Core an issue in Salt Lake County GOP convention? Can a charter school build anywhere? Weber County Sheriff’s Office offers gun training to teachers. Gettysburg Address fans may want to tune into PBS tomorrow for a Ken Burns documentary on how it’s being used in one Vermont school. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 14. . . . → Read More

UT Standards Academy Registration

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Open registration begins today, April 14 for all courses in the 2014 Utah Standards Academy! We invite all teachers to review the schedule and course descriptions and sign up for a session today. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 11, 2014

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In today’s ENR: D-News looks at what’s new in financial literacy education in light of new legislation. Daily Herald looks at the online Utah Connections Academy. You probably wouldn’t have guessed that the Letterman-to-Colbert transition would make the education news roundup … but surprisingly, it did. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 11. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 10, 2014

Student using iPad in classroom

In today’s ENR: Study finds digital divide extends to schools. Who has broadband and who doesn’t? Universe — that’s the paper at BYU, not us and everything around us — looks at the iPads in the classroom trend. Tribune editorial board speaks out on opting out. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 10. . . . → Read More

Math Technologies Grant Information

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Letters of Intent are still being accepted for the Digital Learning Math Technologies Grants for grades 6-12 from the STEM Action Center. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 9, 2014

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In today’s ENR: Trib expands story on opting out of SAGE tests. Governor’s Education Director Tami Pyfer tours Cache High. States, like Utah, look to STEM hubs for further education goals. Gallup reports on educational engagement. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 9. . . . → Read More