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IEG’s myCore Curriculum Platform Finalist for SIIA CODiE Award

The myCore™ platform is structured to guide teachers through various stages designed to help them learn essential curriculum development skills while generating units and lessons that maximize student learning.

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Sony K-12 Initiative Now Accepting Applications

Interested educators are encouraged to download the application from the Sony Education Ambassador community website, a free online destination that provides solutions for educators looking to implement technology in the classroom and fosters dialogue about how technology can enhance student learning.

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Edgenuity Launches New Suite of Courses Tailored for Middle School

Available this summer for the 2013-2014 school year, the new offering includes Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA) courses that support the instructional shifts required by the adoption of Common Core State Standards, which emphasize an increased focus on problem-solving and analysis.

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SupportMusic Urges School Board to Rethink Music, Arts Teacher Cuts

Such a decision would be, perhaps, understandable in light of the fiscal woes that currently beset many of our nation’s urban areas. It is, however, neither understandable nor defensible in terms of our collective responsibility to provide a full, balanced education to all of our children.

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K12 Students Tackle National Environmental Challenges

For the Challenge, elementary, middle and high school students across the country were tasked with identifying an environmental issue in their schools, communities or the world at large and creating a replicable green solution under the guidance of a teacher or mentor using web-based curriculum tools powered by Discovery Education.

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Sielox Class Crisis Lockdown Alert Status System for K-12, Higher Ed

Sielox Class™ provides critical situational awareness benefits to First Responders, with real-time status updates to aid in response and deployment. First Responders no longer walk blindly into harm’s way, providing for timely accurate decisions.

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My Messages, My Way: My Call Now App from One Call Now

Businesses, schools, churches and organizations use One Call Now to quickly send group notifications to thousands of people in minutes. Messages are delivered by phone, text, email and social media, making the service convenient for the people receiving them, too.

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Solution Helps Educators Adapt to Changing CCSS Math Requirements

With less than a year left to implement new math requirements as part of CCSS, educators are running out of time to adapt their curriculum to include a stronger focus on fractions.

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Gladewater ISD Confronts Bullying With Cell Phones and Psychology

The program works by blanketing the school with posters that both explain how the program works while warning would-be perpetrators that anyone can report them with unprecedented ease. A simple, benign text message is all it takes.

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GuideK12 Wins Cool Tool Award for Best District Data Solution

The Cool Tool awards recognize new, emerging and established technology solutions for education; the Trendsetter awards include notable people or products shaping the space, and the EdTech Leadership awards recognize outstanding forward-thinking contributions to learning and technology.

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