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myCore, Earns Prestigious Cool Tool Distinction from EdTech Digest

The EdTech Digest Cool Tool awards recognize new, emerging and established technology solutions for education; the Trendsetter awards include notable people or products shaping the space, and the EdTech Leadership awards recognize outstanding forward-thinking contributions to learning and technology.

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RosettaBooks Releases Vonnegut Commencement Speeches

Edited by longtime friend of Vonnegut, Dan Wakefield, the compilation reads like a narrative. The celebration of what Vonnegut called “the long-delayed puberty ceremony” will inspire recent graduates as well as those whose college years are long ago.

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Education Product Integration Simplifies Assessment, Reporting

This new integration with Insight 360 enables educators to access dynamic student rosters, deliver teacher or district created assessments from a simple drop-down menu, and upload data to Illuminate’s web-based platform for detailed analysis.

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High School Teachers Welcome to Google Workshop

With help from a grant from Google, Fairfield University’s School of Engineering will present a workshop June 26-28, 2013 for area high school teachers looking for innovative, out of the box ways to use Google Apps, computer science, and gaming tools in the classroom.

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Edgenuity Offers Career and Technical Education (CTE) Curriculum

A multi-year progression divided into three phases – Explorations, Career Planning and Life Skills, and Pathways – leads students from identifying their career interests in middle school all the way to planning for professional certification in high school.

Preparing for Online Teaching

Web-based assessment and communication skills in K12.

Blackboard Collaborate

To change the way teachers teach today’s active learners, we must change the way teachers learn using the learning technologies and media already embraced by their students, such as Blackboard Collaborate.

So You Think You’re Ready for Common Core Math?

View the on-demand presentation to learn the keys to meeting the new Common Core State Standards for Math.

Every Major School Reform Issue is Hotly Debated, Bitterly Divisive

Every major issue in school reform — whether it be school closings, charter schools, vouchers, teacher hiring and firing, school control, teacher evaluations, testing, curriculum or tracking — is hotly debated and brutally divisive.

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N.J.'s Poor Districts Have Limited Role Designing New Schools, Court Rules

New Jersey's poorest school districts cannot design or acquire land for any new schools to be bankrolled by the state, an appeals court ruled today, dealing a setback to advocacy groups pushing for more local control.

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