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Casio Introduces New Fostering Education Series

Casio, in conjunction with Clemson University – Casio’s Center of Academic Training – developed the Fostering Education Series, a collection of research-based books and education workbooks designed to empower educators and help foster a positive student-centered learning environment for math and science instruction through the use of appropriate tools.

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New Afterschool Program Engages Youth to Lead Active, Healthy Lives

In order to help afterschool programs maximize physical activity participation, SPARK has just launched a new version of their research-based Afterschool (AS) Program.

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Wowzers Learning Solution Now Has Enhanced Audio Quality, Sounds

Students using the award-winning digital learning solution Wowzers® will soon enjoy an even more engaging experience, as the company unveils several new sound features at this year’s ASCD Annual Conference & Exhibit in Chicago.

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Acer Introduces New C7 Chromebook Models for Education

Acer America debuts new Acer C7 Chromebook models for its commercial customers, especially schools looking for a way to enhance student learning with technology that is affordable and impactful.

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Recess Lab for Schools

Public and private schools and school districts can purchase a school license that allows access to the Recess Lab videos.

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New Study of N.J.s Preschool Program Confirms Lasting Effects of Pre-K

The latest study of New Jersey’s Abbott Preschool Program shows that children in the state’s most disadvantaged communities who participate in the pre-K program make significant gains in literacy, language, math and science through 4th and 5th grade. These findings build on previous results from kindergarten entry and at second grade follow-up.

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Edgenuity, NWEA Partner to Drive English Language Arts, Math

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions and Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA), a leader in computer adaptive assessments that measure academic growth independent of grade, today announced the creation of a powerful new integration that will be available later this year.  

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Abt Associates Gets Top Grades for Evaluation of 'Striving Readers'

Each evaluation funded under Striving Readers—a discretionary grant program focused on improving the reading achievement of middle and high school-age students—was shown to meet the highest standards of scientific evidence, as defined by IES’ What Works Clearinghouse, an achievement that only 6% of studies reviewed have realized.

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Sodexo Partnership Promotes Student Health, Achievement

The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement, a program developed by the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs under the direction of Dr. Brian Wansink and Dr. David Just, is a grassroots effort to equip school lunchrooms with simple and little to no cost tools that will improve child eating behaviors and thus improve the health of children.

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A Smart Way to Stretch Your Budget

With budgets tighter than ever, few schools have any extra dollars to spend on special events.

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