UGA classes begin Monday with likely record enrollment

UGA classes begin Monday with likely record enrollment

UGA classes begin Monday with likely record enrollment University of Georgia students walk down South Lumpkin Street on their way to lunch after leaving the Wesley Foundation United Methodist Student Center in Athens, Ga., on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Classes resume at UGA on Monday. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald) University of Georgia students walk down South Lumpkin Street on their way to lunch after leaving the Wesley Foundation United Methodist Student Center in Athens, Ga., on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Classes resume at UGA on Monday. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones,…

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Maine East, West, South Start Classes Monday

Maine East, West, South Start Classes Monday

Students at Maine High School Dist. 207’s three campuses head back to class for their first day of the 2017-2018 school year Monday, Aug. 14. The regular school day at Maine East, 2601 W. Dempster St., Park Ridge; Maine South, 1111 S. Dee Rd., Park Ridge; and Maine West, 1755 S. Wolf Rd., Des Plaines, start between 7:25 and 7:30 a.m. with late morning arrivals at 8:30 a.m. The school day ends at 3:15 p.m. at all three schools. Motorists can expect heavier traffic volumes near the schools around those…

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Students Want Access to More Online Classes and Mobile Learning

Students Want Access to More Online Classes and Mobile Learning

Though just over half of K–12 students have access to a one-to-one device program at school, 56 percent of students say they use more technology at home than in school. Perhaps this stat is a bit startling, but the new research from Project Tomorrow indicates that overall students are quite interested in exploring more self-directed learning at home, eSchoolNews reports. “Students have always self-directed some of their own learning, but with the explosion of mobile devices, 24/7 connectivity and digital resources, students are leaving adults behind as they explore subjects that interest them in the ways they…

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