Online Adaptive Testing Pilot Introduced in Schools

This spring more than 1 million youngsters nationwide are participating in the online adaptive testing pilot program. Its introduction will place a greater emphasis on technology’s potential to improve student assessments. 


Calls Grow Louder for National Education Technology Plan

The U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation in February 2013 that will help develop a national education technology plan.


School ‘Hackathons’ Growing in Popularity

Hackathons are a growing trend in schools. Students can showcase there computer skills to professionals and college recruiters. Dominican University online.


Hiring in K-12 Teaching Specialties Fueled by Demographic Shifts

Shifts in the demographic diversity in students is expected to increase employment for esl and special education teachers. Dominican University Online


Dominican University Announces New Illinois Teacher Scholarships for Master of Arts in Education Students

Dominican University is delighted to announce a new scholarship program for Illinois educators pursuing a Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) degree.


Survey: Digital Technology, Internet Having ‘Major Impact’ on Nation’s Teachers

More than 90% of teachers say the Internet is having a “major impact” on their ability to access materials, content and resources, according to a new survey by the College Board, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project and the National Writing Project.


Study: Young Americans More Likely to Read Books

A recent study shows that high school students ages 16 and 17 were more likely to have read at least one book within the previous year.


English Language Learners and the New Science Standards

The next generation science standards guidelines will have present additional challenges for English language learners (ELLs).


Research Shows Girls Outpacing Boys in Reading Performance

Research shows that the gender gap in reading shows girls way ahead of boys.


Poll: Teachers Want More Training in Common Core Standards

A new survey from the American Federation of Teachers says teachers need better training for the adoption of the common core.