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ASCD Introduces New Conference App, Offers Support for First-Time Attendees

Attendees at ASCD's 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, held March 16–18, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., will be able to improve their conference and professional development experience by downloading a new ASCD app that puts important conference information at their fingertips.

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FETC’s 33rd Annual Conference Continues to Lead the Education Industry

The FETC 2013 conference saw a rise in international attendees from over 30 countries, including a large percentage of attendees traveling from Central America, South America, the Caribbean and Canada. All 50 states were well represented this year, with most in attendance coming from states outside of Florida.

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Pitsco's Math IPLs Move to the Cloud, Gain Any-Time Accessibility

The move gives teachers and students access to the lessons outside of school, ensuring learning continues even after the school day ends.

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Follett Challenge Helps Schools Share their Innovation with the World

The Follett Challenge will award $200,000 worth of Follett products and services to six winning schools, and also provide educators with a platform to show off their innovative teaching programs to the world through traditional and social media.

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infosnap and Pearson Embed infosnap Online Registration Solutions Within PowerSchool

The largest provider of online registration solutions to K-12 school districts that utilize Pearson’s PowerSchool student information system, announces its selection by Pearson to provide these services to the 130,000 student San Diego Unified School District.

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Samsung Announces 2013 K-12 ‘Return on Intelligence’ Gift Programs

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division, a leader in document camera technology, announced the 2013 Samsung K-12 ‘Return on Intelligence’ Gift Programs.

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EverFi Partners with Digital Learning Day to Promote Use of Innovative Technology in the Classroom

EverFi, Inc., the leading education technology company that teaches, assesses, and certifies students in critical skills, announced that it is joining thousands of educators, millions of students, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, and U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park in partnering with the Alliance for Excellent Education for the second annual Digital Learning Day.

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Maureen Kvam to Lead Elevation Education to New Heights

As Director, she is responsible for building the business by maintaining key relationships with schools and organizations interested in engaging and educating students (K-6), as well as analyzing and exploring educational and market trends.

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Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Provide Career Exploration, Job Skills Development Opportunities for Students

Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) announced a partnership to provide career exploration and job skills development opportunities for MDC and MDCPS students.

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Drones In Classrooms

Teaching math and science has never been more engaging. A new product launched is allowing teachers to use quad-copters, robotic-arms and rovers to teach math and science using dedicated educational apps aligned with mandated standards.

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