Proposed budget cuts for the Department of Education could possibly eliminate the state’s gifted education program, which would have a direct impact for ESU #11 schools. Tim Burke, Director of Gifted Education for ESU #11, recently gave his thoughts on the topic for this Lincoln Journal Star article.
On Monday the Holdrege School Board voted in approval of a one-to-one computer initiative. The school has decided to move forward this fall with providing PC laptops to their high school students. Holdrege will join a number of other ESU #11 area schools who have taken the lead by equipping their students with laptops and […]
If you use Google Docs you are probably already aware of how powerful its collaboration features can be. They recently introduced an improved comment feature that has great benefits for the classroom. http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2010/05/tips-tricks-comments-in-google.html If you have students submit documents for review you can then edit, annotate, and comment throughout the document. This provides valuable feedback […]
The Nineteenth Annual Invention Convention hosted by Educational Service Unit #11 of Holdrege, and organized by Tim Burke, Director of Gifted Education was held Monday, April 19, 2010 at Pioneer Village in Minden. 134 inventors in grades three through seven participated. Participating schools included: Alma, Cambridge, Franklin, Holdrege, Minden, and Wilcox-Hildreth. For the first time, […]
Bus Drivers, we have a new title available on bus safety titled The Safest Way Out, Emergency school bus evacuation (Remastered on DVD 2006, 45:20) For General-ed and Special-needs Students, and School Bus Drivers. Learn how to use all types of exits currently outfitted on school buses including different evacuation patterns. Lively presentation and state-of-the-art […]