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AEP to host two LRMI sessions during ISTE

Both sessions will focus on the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI), a project co-led by AEP and Creative Commons to create and encourage implementation of a metadata markup standard for educational resources. An extension of Schema.org, the LRMI aims to improve Internet search results for the education community.

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Webinar explores benefits of online occupational therapy in special education

With the demand for occupational therapy (OT) services growing due to increases in the cases of learning disabilities, sensory processing disorder and autism combined with the rigors of the Common Core implementation, special education administrators are trying – and seeing success with – new service delivery models, including online OT.

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92% drop in students disciplined for fighting at Warren County R-III School

Administrators credit the CyberBully Hotline, an anonymous reporting service created by school communications technology provider SchoolReach, for helping school leaders achieve this 92% drop.

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LearningStation and itslearning, Inc. announce strategic partnership

The two solutions offered by LearningStation and itslearning compliment each other at every turn as the integration of these two platforms now give our customers the option to choose from an online or plain paper testing and assessment method.

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Mitsubishi brings "game changing" technology to Mill Valley (SF) Schools

For Mill Valley School District just outside of San Francisco, a new take on old technology is proving to bring students and teachers into the cutting-edge world of the latest high tech.

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Edgenuity offers enhanced professional development services

Edgenuity’s PD teams are comprised of masters-level educators who average 15 years of teaching experience complemented by extensive technical knowledge.

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Promethean's Thank a Teacher Winner Linda Yollis connects students to the world

Yollis, who has been teaching for 26 years, was one of hundreds of deserving teachers nominated for the contest, but her focus on opening the classroom beyond the four walls through blogging made her contributions to education unique. As word about her winning spread, her class blog quickly filled with congratulatory notes.

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Harman’s Soundcraft Si Performer 3 helps educate Seven Lakes High School’s theatre department

Seven Lakes High School has one of the most prestigious theatre programs in the Houston, Texas region, while its Performing Arts Center (PAC) plays host to several school and out-of-house productions each year. The school recently purchased a HARMAN Soundcraft Si Performer 3 digital console for its educational theatre performances and technical theatre classes.

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PBS LearningMedia expands to offer more than 30,000 free, digital resources for educators

The new resources address nationwide curriculum gaps in digital media and bolster the service’s offerings in math, science, English/language arts, social studies and the arts.

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ClassLink LaunchPad wins SIIA CODiE Award for best cloud application

LaunchPad™ iOS & Touch Apps deliver a personal cloud desktop to your tablet or handheld. Access from these mobile devices allows schools to provide the same learning experience to all students regardless of device type. Whether using an Android, Apple or Windows mobile device, students have fast and easy access to all their school resources.

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