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Leading Education Website Releases List of 50 Best Books for New Teachers

Education and teaching website TopMastersInEducation.com has published a list of the 50 Best Books for New Teachers. The list is a compilation of the books most recommended for new teachers by experienced teachers and principals.

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NMC Releases the Horizon EdTech Weekly App for Android Devices

the New Media Consortium (NMC) launched the NMC Horizon EdTech Weekly App for Android devices. Since February 2012 this app has been available for iOS devices and, by popular demand, is now available for 99¢ download in the Google Marketplace.

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Extraordinary Educator's Conference Meets Today's New K-12 Professional Development Needs Head-On

K-12 educators nationwide will soon be invited to attend a professional development conference unlike any they've experienced. Staff Development for Educators (SDE) is delighted to announce its brand-new Extraordinary Educator's Conference, taking place in Chicago, July 20-24, 2013.

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Celebrities to Team Up to Raise Awareness of Dropout Crisis at Eighth Annual ChalleNGe Champions Gala

Paying tribute to two decades of success in helping to curb the nation's dropout crisis, the National Guard Youth Foundation's ChalleNGe Champions Gala will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program by bringing together alumni from 20 years ago, this year's upcoming graduates and many in between, along with noted celebrities.

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Fraser Public Schools Completes Largest iPad Deployment in State of Michigan

With a 5,000 iPad rollout freshly completed, students in Fraser Public Schools are becoming 21st century learners via access to their own mobile devices.

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English Language Learners Gain an Average 2.4 Grade Levels of English Reading Ability in Richland Hills, TX

The last of six programs honored for the 2013 Read Right Award of Excellence has developed a site-based staff that is producing extraordinary results with English language learners, special education students, and regular education students.

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Look Beyond Favorites to Up-and-Coming Schools in the Neighborhood

Joyce Szuflita, who founded NYC School Help and advises families on public and private school admissions, frequently helps parents negotiate those tradeoffs.

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CDW-G Report: Work Imitates Life in Cloud Computing Adoption

The report found that more than half of organizations are migrating or planning to migrate specific applications or infrastructure to the cloud, and that personal use of cloud services is significantly influencing organizational decisions.

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Logical Operations to Receive Prestigious ProCert Classroom Excellence Award for Its Textbooks

Logical Operations, the market leader in instructor-led training (ILT) materials in Information Technology and related business topics, is the first ILT publisher in the world to have earned ProCert Labs' prestigious Classroom Excellence Award.

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SoftChalk Cloud Upgrades its e-Learning Software for Seamless Mobile Delivery and LMS Integration

Award-winning education technology leader, SoftChalk, LLC announced the launch of new features and enhancements to SoftChalk Cloud, its cross-platform learning object repository and content authoring platform that works with virtually any learning management system (LMS).

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