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ASCD Makes Professional Development E-books Available Through International Retailer Kobo

On the Kobo website, readers will now find some of ASCD’s bestsellers by notable education authors, including: Charlotte Danielson's Enhancing Professional Practice, 2nd Edition; Eric Jensen's Teaching with Poverty in Mind; and Carol Ann Tomlinson’s How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms, 2nd Edition.

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Enterasys to Offer Best Practices for BYOD Solutions in the Classroom at BrainStorm 14.0

Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, will be exhibiting and presenting sessions on BYOD, network development and Web filtering for K-12 classrooms at BrainStorm 14.0.

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Aerohive Expands Industry Leading Cloud Networking Portfolio

The new SR-series access switches combine cloud-management, on-demand provisioning and secure branch routing to reduce the complexity of today’s “mobile first” enterprise.

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Symbaloo Enrolls Spain in SymbalooEDU

As a free tool, SymbalooEDU, will help Spanish educators stay current with technology development in education while also helping them to survive the current budget cuts in Spain.

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i-Ready® Reaches One Millionth Assessment

Built for the Common Core, i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction combines a valid and reliable growth measure and individualized instruction in a single online product. To reach one million assessments in less than two years is a testament to the fact that i-Ready delivers a much-needed resource for educators across the country. The 1 millionth assessment was completed by two different students, in two different states at the exact same time on February 26 at 1:55 p.m. EST.

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Casio Enhances Classroom Instruction With The Launch Of New Fx-55 Plus Manipulative Kit

The kit includes Casio’s easy-to-use, fx-55 PLUS fraction calculator in addition to twenty other math tools designed for elementary level mathematics.

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Bloxx’s eBook Helps Schools Set Social Media Policies

A new e-book, Social Media in Education: Enhancing Learning and Managing eSafety, from Bloxx, addresses the challenges schools face in harnessing social media information and collaborative learning tools, while protecting students from inappropriate content and dangerous malware.

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110+ Districts Sign on for Homebound Education program

Designed to meet the needs of students who are away from the classroom for an extended period due to injury, illness, behavioral, or other issues, K12's HEAL program combines online curriculum, interactive technology, and services, such as instruction by certified teachers and mentoring, to enable students to continue to receive a high quality education, engage with other students, and to maintain their rate of progress toward graduation.

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Edgenuity Announces Online Video Contest Winners from VA, TX, WI

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced the winners of its “20/20 Vision” video contest highlighting how online and blended learning solutions are improving academic outcomes for students, teachers, schools and districts across the country.

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ThingLink Launches Interactive Image Contest for K-12 with Rosen Digital

Students in grades K–12 can create Interactive ThingLink images, providing the opportunity to explore their interests and passions, connect multiple resources into a cohesive presentation, and share their projects with a large community.

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