Code.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting computer science education, has unveiled a new campaign it calls “Hour of Code” targeting 10 million students in the United States. From December 9-15, 2013, Code.org is asking schools, teachers, and parents for their help in motivating students to look into what lies ahead with computer programming. Fienberg-Fisher . . . → Read More: Hour of Code
Homework help is available to students through Dial-a-Teacher beginning Monday, December 2, 2013. The Dial-a-Teacher program is a free service provided by Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Dial-a-Teacher is available Monday through Thursday from 5 – 8 p.m. The Dial-a-Teacher number is 305-995-1600.
Parental Involvement in Education Video Contest To highlight the important role parents play in their children’s academic success, the Florida Department of Education is hosting a video contest for parents. We encourage you to participate in the contest and distribute the following information to other Florida parents. The winner will receive a family four-pack . . . → Read More: Parental Involvement in Education Video Contest
This year Miami-Dade County Public Schools has come into an agreement with AdvancED to pursue system wide accreditation for all K-12 schools. To find out more on this new initiative go to; accreditation.dadeschools.net