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Allentown, Pa., high school turns to students for tech support

Most parents will tell you that when they have technology questions—how do you download an app or compile an album of online photos for a friend—they will turn to their resident "cyber natives"—their kids. So who better to help teachers with computer problems and challenges than students who have never known a world without them? That's exactly what the teachers at Parkland School District in Allentown, Pa., thought, and are now reaching out to their students for tech help.

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"Connected Community" partnership links Wisconsin schools

We live in a connected community—one that can provide valuable tools to benefit students and teachers. Those benefits multiply when education, business and non-profits partner to share their talents to provide even more opportunities to engage in learning. One such partnership is happening in Wisconsin right now.

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NASA centers move science, economy forward

The U.S. space program in Virginia is as strong now as it’s ever been. The two NASA centers in Virginia—Langley Research Center in Hampton and Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore—continue to be at the forefront of the agency’s work in deep space travel and in partnering with commercial industry to provide key services in low-Earth orbit.

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iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

November 4-7, 2014

Palm Springs, Calif.

ISTE 2014

June 28-July 1, 2014

Atlanta, Ga.

Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo

April 2-4, 2014

New York, N.Y.

CoSN 2014 Annual Conference

March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

2014 AAAS Annual Meeting

February 13, 2014

Chicago, Ill.

Special ed tech start-up and Harvard's Boston Children's Hospital partner on autism education

SpecialNeedsWare, the creators of AutisMate, a technology platform for autism, has partnered with Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School’s pediatric teaching hospital, to revolutionize communication and language development for those with autism and other cognitive and linguistic disabilities. SpecialNeedsWare will integrate the hospital's Visual Immersion System, a first-of-its-kind visual language curriculum and support system, into its special ed tech platforms.

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Reporter interviews StrataLogica rep about new app, and the need for students to create and collaborate

Liam O'Marah from Connect Learning Today interviews Don Rescigno about StrataLogica, a world map educational tool, and its new app, on the exhibit hall floor of the BETT2014 conference, an i2i event in London.

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