Overcoming Obstacles to Computer Science Classes

The need to teach computer programming to kids is becoming more pronounced as schools are overcoming obstacles to computer science classes. Even in the cradle of technology, the San Francisco Bay Area, the ability to nurture the next generation of cyber smart students...

Longer School Day for Middle Schoolers

A longer school day for middle schoolers will be in effect this fall, and students will be in school until 5:21 pm The East Ramapo School District will us a state grant to lengthen the school day, adding a ninth period for academic instruction and a tenth for...

BYOD or Using Cellphones in Class

The rules have changed, and now BYOD or using cellphones in class will be expected, not forbidden.  BOYD is short for Bring Your Own Device, and includes smartphones, tablets, or laptops. The trend is growing quickly, mirroring businesses that allow employees to use...