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Educational language mobile gaming fundraiser is launched on Indiegogo website

In an effort to create a language learning mobile game that is as enjoyable and entertaining as it is educational, Liu produced the West Journey Spell Force voice language game.

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106 high school students awarded $21,000 through 2014 Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program

These annual scholarships recognize outstanding students, who, in the face of great adversity, have exhibited an admirable commitment to continuing their education and serving their communities.

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Library Video Company entrusts its brand to Cerebellum Corp.

In addition to launching a new Library Video Company web site, Cerebellum will take over the mailing of the Library Video Company catalog, accept and fulfill orders, and invoice and collect customer payments.

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PresenceLearning launches new eBook to answer educators’ questions about online occupational therapy (OT)

PresenceLearning’s award-winning online OT service allows students to connect with remotely located occupational therapists while remaining at their school site or wherever they are receive instruction.

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Curriculum Associates releases Door 24 — a new iPad app that builds computational fluency

These apps target the skills that are most essential for achievement in Reading and Mathematics and motivate students to develop these skills through the power of game design.

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IRA-ABA Fast Break for Reading Campaign sets new student reading goal of four million minutes by March 2014

In another exciting development, Sye announced that First Book, the international nonprofit social enterprise that provides access to new books and educational resources for programs and educators serving children in need, has now joined the Fast Break for Reading Team.

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ASCD joins Instagram as @OfficialASCD

ASCD’s Instagram profile will show educators worldwide a behind-the-scenes look at ASCD, while providing free motivation and professional development through pictures and videos.

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Shmoop’s Math Shack Assignments vanquish SAT & ACT math woes

Thanks to the new and improved Math Shack, students have a personal trainer to help them bulk up their brains so they’re strong enough to face the SATs and ACTs.

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Texas State Board of Education approves Discovery Education Science Techbook for statewide use in K12 classrooms

All K-12 Discovery Education Science Techbook courses were adopted by the state, with 100% coverage of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and English Language Proficiency standards.

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Hitachi outfits the entire Vancouver Public Schools District with projectors

Hitachi’s projectors (purchased by the school district through Troxell Communications) offer dozens of advanced capabilities, such as highly intuitive operation and an unprecedented level of interactivity, that make teaching more effective and efficient and learning more engaging.

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