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NSTA Conference on Science Education

December 4-6, 2014
Long Beach, Calif.

29th AESA Annual Conference

December 3-6, 2014
San Diego, Calif.

94th NCSS Annual Conference

November 21-23, 2014
Boston, Mass.

NSTA Conference on Science Education

November 6-8, 2014
Orlando, Fla.

iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

November 4-7, 2014
Palm Springs, Calif.

Samsung's Chromebook 2 available with Intel processor

Samsung is expanding its Samsung Chromebook 2 Series with a new, 11-inch Chromebook 2 with an Intel Celeron processor. With speeds up to 2.58GHz and a 1 MB L2 cache, the Chromebook 2 also has an overall system memory of 2GB, eMMc technology and a storage capacity of 16GB.

Researchomatic's digital library enhanced with new services

Researchomatic has added Free Citation Generator and two search modes powered by Google to its digital library. These services will offer support for e-library management services such as building digital collections, enriching content and sharing research projects.

TES Global launches TES Labs

A new online community has been launched by TES Global where teachers and start-ups can develop effective edtech products together. On TES Labs, start-ups ask teachers from all over the world for feedback on their products and usage.

Hillsborough school board names new head of IT

Lesly White, the Moffitt Cancer Center’s director of information technology, infrastructure and shared services, has accepted the job of managing the Florida school district’s department of IT, security and privacy.

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Miss. county school system investing millions on technology

As part of a four-year plan, DeSoto County Schools is spending millions of dollars on new technology. Hernando High School teachers were the first to receive the Apple MacBook Air laptops, which students will get next year. There are also carts with iPads for students to share. Starting in 2017, every elementary classroom will have a class set of iPads.

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