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School Health Assessment Tools.

Find handy checklists, surveys and other tools that you can use to monitor the effectiveness of your school wellness policy.

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Improving educator effectiveness: What works?

This web seminar will feature a rich discussion among district practitioners and thought leaders who are actively testing and uncovering solutions.

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Building better readers through technology.

Lexia Reading instantly assesses students' weaknesses and gets them help fast.

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For R.I. district, refurbished computers extend resources.

"We were confident we could purchase refurbished machines with increased RAM and meet the growing needs of our students, teachers and administrators."

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Launching a successful summer school/credit recovery program.

This Web seminar will offer real-world examples of how districts can successfully incorporate online credit recovery courses.

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Safari Books Online Expands Collection of Berrett-Koehler Titles

Safari Books Online announced that it will expand its offering of titles from independent publisher Berrett-Koehler in its online digital library. These additions push the number of books and videos available on Safari Books Online to more than 17,000.

 

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CTB/McGraw-Hill Forms Publishing Advisory Board to Guide Company in Developing Next Generation of K12 Assessments

CTB/McGraw-Hill announced the creation of a Publishing Advisory Board that will guide the company as it works to develop assessments that reflect the goals of the new Common Core State Standards.

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Tutor.com Expands Mobile Services with Support for Android

Tutor.com announced that students can connect to a tutor for a live, high quality learning session from any Android, iOS and other mobile devices with the introduction of the HTML5 Online Classroom. Students who use an iPod Touch, iPad or iPhone can continue to use Tutor.com To Go, a free app for all Tutor.com account-holders.

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Arizona State University Study Shows Effectiveness of Conceptual Learning

Following an intensive, quantitative study of mathematics achievement in middle school students from Isaac School District in Phoenix, researchers from ASU's Technology Based Learning & Research Center found that students who learn math through an innovative concept mastery solution from Adaptive Curriculum outperform their peers on Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards and Galileo K12 Online.

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