New tool helps Delaware teachers let students drive their learning

ddoeThe Delaware Department of Education announced recently that it has signed a contract with Schoology, a New York City-based company, for a learning management system (LMS) that all schools and teachers in the state will be able to use to personalize instruction, provide students with access to a wide variety of content aligned with the Common Core State Standards and share lesson plans with other teachers with a click of a button.

The LMS will allow teachers to do routine tasks such as distributing documents and assignments, providing written feedback to students, posting grades and accessing student grades more efficiently. …

Sixth Annual Delaware Week of Service will celebrate the spirit of volunteerism!

Delaware Week of Service 2015 logoThe sixth annual Delaware Week of Service, which will take place April 12-18 and coincides with National Volunteerism Week, will be celebrated with volunteer events across the state.

The Delaware Week of Service expands on the weekend of service that Gov. Jack Markell and his wife, Carla, first hosted in January 2009 in lieu of the traditional Inaugural Ball. Since then, the Markells have hosted an annual Week of Service and a special Governor’s Week of Service during the governor’s second inauguration.

“The annual Week of Service highlights the support that is provided to friends, neighbors and passersby every …