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Teachers in flipped classrooms use free, open content and Net Texts to boost student learning and performance

With a free, web-based solution called Net Texts, teachers can access a vast library of high quality open educational resources (OER) and content, which they can combine with their own resources to create and publish lessons directly to students' iPads, Android tablets, or computers.

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Exacq Technologies releases new LC-Series video security appliance

Exacq Technologies, a leading manufacturer of video management system (VMS) software and recorders used for video surveillance, has released the new LC-Series hybrid and IP camera network video recorder (NVR) appliances.

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Knovation adds customer-driven enhancements to netTrekker digital education content solution; Forms new content partnership with Sophia Learning

In addition to netTrekker’s new aesthetic enhancements, subscribers of both netTrekker and icurio will also benefit from Sophia’s more than 26,000 tutorials in subject areas including English, Sciences, Math, Learning Strategies, Fine Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, World Languages and Applied Sciences.

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Knowledge Delivery Systems launches ‘The No-Nonsense Nurturer Classroom’ online course

Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS), a leading provider of blended professional development solutions for K-12 school districts and educators, today announced the launch of ‘The No-Nonsense Nurturer Classroom’ online course, based on The Center for Transformative Teacher Training’s (CT3’s) highly effective classroom management curriculum.

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Mooresville Graded School District transforms social studies curriculum with Discovery Education Digital Textbook

The nationally recognized Mooresville Graded School District (MGSD) and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms, announced today an expansion of their partnership that brings Discovery Education’s digital social studies textbook to middle school classrooms district wide. Discovery Education is the primary provider of digital content and digital textbooks to MGSD.

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Bretford enhances MOTIV High Back Sofa Line for more workspace/ seating

The new MOTIV High Back Sofa with Shelf offers additional workspace while retaining a compact footprint. The new sofa, which provides the most utility in high back seating currently offered, is available for order now and will begin shipping later this month.

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FEMA notices students' search-and-rescue bot

The robot, affectionately named Robbie and built from Pitsco's TETRIX® Building System, has been put into service by the Best Southwest Regional Community Emergency Response Team in DeSoto, Texas.

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National Survey of School Leaders reveals 2013 school uniform trends

The steady growth of school uniforms or formal dress code policies in public schools may be due, in part, to students who struggle with wanting to wear the latest clothing looks in order to fit in at school.

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Edgenuity plays key role in national transition to online learning

As the national movement toward implementing digital learning programs and instructional materials in grade 6-12 classrooms gains momentum, Edgenuity – a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions – is helping to lead the way as schools and districts make the transition to online learning.

How to improve Boston schools

We have a readiness problem in Boston, and we can’t fix it by fine-tuning the 19th century, industrial-era school system we currently have.

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