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REI Celebrates 75th Anniversary

To celebrate the milestone, REI has planned a number of special activities throughout 2013 for customers, employees and friends. REI and the Hays family are honored to celebrate 75 years in business. They are thankful for their loyal customers and look forward to supporting the industry for many more decades.

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PlattForm to Sponsor the Best Practices and Great Ideas Conference

Since its founding, The Pacific Institute has been empowering individuals to achieve their full potential through higher education. For a decade, leaders from various private institutions across the United States have come together at the Best Practices and Great Ideas Conference to share their expert insights, opinions and best practices to help private schools succeed.

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BRAIN Initiative May Explain Effectiveness of Best Brain-Training Tools

The BRAIN Initiative announced this week by President Barack Obama has underscored the importance of better understanding brain-behavior relationships and holds potential for deeper knowledge of the mechanisms involved in the development of the cognitive skills involved in learning and thinking.

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Tools4ever’s Automates the User Account Management Process

Tools4ever, the worldwide market leader in identity and access management solutions with more than five million user accounts, announced today that several secondary schools and universities have implement the company’s identity and access management solutions during the first quarter of 2013 to automate their account management procedures and improve access and security of their internal solutions.

 

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Gale Partners with the Associated Press to Digitize Holdings

Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced an agreement with the Associated Press (AP) to digitize their corporate archives, including millions of pages of news copy (some never-before published), bureau records, correspondence, the personal papers of reporters and more.

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With Goodgames, Earn Donations for Causes By Playing Online Games

Goodgames, built by Goodsearch LLC and powered by Arkadium, is the first online game provider to give everyday cash donations for free to the nonprofit or school of the player’s choosing.

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myON™ reader Named SIIA Education CODiE Award Finalist

Capstone Digital, industry leader in personalized literacy solutions, is thrilled to announce that myON™ reader was named a finalist for the 2013 SIIA Education CODiE Awards in multiple categories, Best PK-12 Personalized Learning Solution and Best Reading/English/ELL Instructional Solution.

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Edgenuity Unveils New Student-Centered Online Learning Experience

Edgenuity courses are also now tablet compatible for schools and districts making tablets available to students as part of their digital strategies – a feature that is unique among online and blended learning solutions.

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GuideK12 Named Innovator Showcase Company by NSBA

As part of this event, GuideK12 will be sponsoring a Technology Leadership tour for NSBA members to gain insights from the US Navy SEALs. This represents a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes.

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Kidaptive Releases New Educational Appisode for Preschool App

The animated stories follow the adventures of eight-year-old friends: Leo (Leonardo da Vinci), Gally (Galileo), and Marie (Curie). In appisodes 1 and 2, the friends construct a telescope and build a rocket to travel through space while learning valuable skills, which are assessed by the app.

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