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11/22/2013

11/22/2013
The custom themes feature is useful for building a branded survey that match a website or blog design. New question types such as ranking type question help in understanding customer preferences ranked over a list of answer choices.
11/22/2013
In building its ENA Air offering, ENA evaluated many Wi-Fi vendors and selected Aerohive for its controller-less expertise and rich features. Powered by Aerohive’s high-performance Wi-Fi technology, ENA Air provides a reliable, scalable and secure connectivity to empower 21st-century learning.
11/22/2013
Using live actors, hip-hop songs, music videos, interactive scientific demonstrations and video interviews with scientists and engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the FMA Live! show teaches Newton's Three Laws of Motion and Universal Laws of Gravity.

11/21/2013

11/21/2013
After using the online reading tool for an average of four months, 89 percent of students achieved significant increases in their ACT Reading scores and 33 percent tested out of the intervention by reaching the ACT benchmark score.
11/21/2013
The portable Wi-Fi hotspots, enabling students to have access to essential academic and education resources on the Internet anytime, anywhere, are currently being deployed in eight schools as part of the district’s take-home Netbook program.
11/21/2013
The nonprofit MIND Research Institute will present its highest honor, the Gordon L. Shaw Lifetime Achievement Award, to former California State Secretary of Education Marian Bergeson this month.
11/21/2013
School digital library websites powered by OverDrive have shown substantial growth in interaction since the rollout of functionality and design enhancements began in August.

11/20/2013

11/20/2013
Easy, intuitive, and informative, ProQuest Research Companion enables students to move through projects such as research papers efficiently, generating better research outcomes and reducing frustration.
11/20/2013
The bill would fund preschool for 4-year old children from families earning below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL), and encourage states to spend their own funds to support preschool for young children with family incomes above that income level.
11/20/2013
One Grand Prize winner will receive one Hitachi CP-X8170 projector (ARV $9,895) and one First Prize winner will receive a Hitachi CP-X8150 projector (ARV $6,495). After receiving their prizes, the winners will also be profiled on the Hitachi website, detailing how each winner is using their projector.
11/20/2013
Dr. Collier says children who struggle in school may have a learning difficulty that is due to a vision problem that goes undetected by standard vision tests. A developmental visual issue may be causing them to underperform or work harder with minimal results.

11/19/2013

11/19/2013
The Western Union Foundation, Discovery Education and the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) have announced the launch of Open Doors: Unlock Your Future, a new online destination providing high school students, educators and families with high-quality tools and resources to help students prepare for their future through in-depth career exploration.
11/19/2013
This easy to use product is available for use by various personnel including administration, teachers, and students. It comes with a built in CRM for admissions to respond immediately to your prospective students, increase your enrollments and improve productivity of your admissions team.
11/19/2013
Early childhood literacy publisher Newmark Learning announced that for the second year in a row, Learning Magazine awarded the company three “Teachers’ ChoiceTM Awards.” Newmark Learning, a sister company to Benchmark Education, earned these prestigious 2014 awards for its excellent preK and elementary leveled-reading titles.
11/19/2013
Developed by New York City schoolteachers, the “Six-Words for Schools” workbook is aligned with the Common Core Standards, which guides students through the writing process as they create their own six-word memoirs.

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