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Topeka USD 501 to issue Chromebooks to students | District will roll out initiative in 2015 and 2016

Tom Vontz, an English professor and Kansas State University, addresses the Kansas State Board of Education on the topic of pedagogy during their board meeting Wednesday afternoon. CHRIS NEAL/THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL

Modest investments yield major savings for education majors College of Education faculty members parlayed eight alternative textbook awards totaling $24,700 into a savings of $222,000 for education students, representing a 798 percent return on investment.

How one boy from Ireland became an app developer at 12

How one boy from Ireland became an app developer at 12 : At the age of 12, Jordan Casey created a game that trended in the Apple iTunes store. Now 15, he's the chief executive of his own business, Casey Games. BBC Trending caught up with him to find out how he became a tech prodigy.

PBS News Hour Video: “What galvanized standardized testing’s opt-out movement” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…#ded318

Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

-Paragraph A student becomes engaged in the classroom when interest is created. A student then goes from boredom to engagement and participation. Creating engagement within their students should be every teacher's goal.