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eInstruction Announces Winners of Flip Your Classroom Makeover Video Contest

eInstruction, a global education software and technology company, announced the three grand-prize winners of its sixth annual Flip Your Classroom – eInstruction Classroom Makeover Contest.

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Algebra for the Urban Student: Teacher Calls on Real-World Experience to Make Math Easy and Fun.

When Canaa Lee started teaching math at Little Rock Central High School, she knew she had her work cut out. With many students struggling with both literacy and numeracy, understanding mathematical concepts proved a challenge at best.

Lauren Williams's picture's New '4 Dice' Math App Introduces a Fun Way for Children to Learn Fractions on an iPhone or iPad

Fractions are a learning sore spot for many students. Learning them thoroughly is important for math proficiency from upper-elementary school all the way through college.

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Central Park Elementary School Wins $15,000 in New Tablets for Students

Central Park Elementary School in Bossier City, Louisiana was announced the winner in the Screens for Schools grants program from 3M and was awarded $15,000 in new tablets for their classrooms. Vanessa Powers, a 4th grade math teacher at the school, submitted the winning essay explaining why the school was in need of new technology and how the new tablets would change the school for the better.

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Young Makers & Tinkerers

Treat yourself or the other makers in your life to these incredible new (or old favorite) materials and sources of inspiration for future learning adventures.

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East Asian Countries Lead Achievement in Mathematics, Science, and Reading

Students from Singapore, Korea, and Hong Kong were top performers in fourth grade mathematics, followed by Chinese Taipei and Japan, according to results released today by IEA and the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center at Boston College.

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Califone Debuts Listening First Headsets For Young Learners

Califone International, Inc. today announces the launch of the Listening First™ Headsets. The new headsets are an extension of the popular Listening First headphone line and now feature a built-in microphone onto the same brightly colored and animal-theme designs.

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Moodlerooms and W.W. Norton Partner to Deliver Digital Content and Components

Moodlerooms, Inc. and W.W. Norton & Company Inc. announced today a partnership to deliver W.W. Norton’s digital content, homework and assessments for college classes through Moodleroom’s Moodle-based platform, Joule. 

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Calcasieu Parish Public Schools goes live with GuideK12, Geovisual Analytics

GuideK12™, the leading provider of geovisual analytics for education, is thrilled to announce that Calcasieu Parish Public Schools has implemented their state of the art technology to translate student data into actionable insights.

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Shmoop Gives AP Biology an Extreme Makeover

We all need a good old-fashioned makeover now and again. Otherwise, we grow stale and boring, and the world passes us by. Also, it gives us an excuse to cash in on that Sephora gift card our sister sent us for our birthday.