A recent survey indicates Americans with disabilities are ready to contribute to the workforce. For students with disabilities, participation in CTE programs could be a part of the students' transition into the workforce.
As electronics continue to be an integral part of everyday life, school districts are leveraging options for online solutions to supplement traditional materials. More schools are even accepting personal electronic devices as a viable platform to deliver education materials directly into the hands of students. This a quite a change from 2010 when 69% of U.S. schools had a ban on personal electronics, in 2016, that number is down to 11%.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO, Sue Desmond-Hellmann, shares their work in education in an open letter titled "Lessons in U.S. Education". She targets the need for online, digital resource materials teachers can utilize and the struggles associated with 'system-wide' change.
We are delighted to announce that INFORM Journeys (created by parent company, EDMIN) has been named as a top five finalist in a national competition to create an app that will help students navigate education and career pathways, including career and
EdGate is proud and excited to highlight our own Denise Maria this month. Denise joined the EdGate family as a digital content editor in 2015 leaving her much loved job in Oregon where she taught English, Language Arts, AP English and Composition, and English Recovery. Denise graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Master of Arts in Teaching. Denise has now transition ed into the role of an Account Manager in the Sales Department.
Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) first developed the CS Standards in 2011. The goal of the K-12 CS Standards was to create a set of learning standards designed to provide the foundation for a complete computer science curriculum and its implementation at the K-12 level.