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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.

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New Engineering Contest Recognizes Educators’ Creative Teaching Using Vernier Sensors with NI LabVIEW™ Software

To recognize creative teaching using Vernier sensors with National Instruments (NI) LabVIEW software, Vernier Software & Technology is launching an engineering contest for current teachers of engineering or STEM. One high school and one college teacher will each be awarded prizes valued at $5,500 for demonstrating the most innovative uses of the technology.

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NSTA Honors the GE Foundation with Distinguished Partnership Award for Organization’s Commitment to Science Education

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, today announced that it presented its prestigious Distinguished Partnership Award to the GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the General Electric Company, at NSTA’s Phoenix Area Conference on Science Education yesterday.

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Study Island Recognized With Industry Awards

Edmentum™, a leading provider of online learning solutions, has been recognized for its Study Island learning solution in District Administration and Tech & Learning magazines’ annual awards. Study Island was included in the District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products of 2012 and received a Tech & Learning Award of Excellence in the Best Upgraded Product category.

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Workspace Software Enriches the Student Learning Environment with Delivery of Interactive Lessons

eInstruction, a leading education technology company, announced today the release of its newest edition of WorkSpace―an award-winning software used to create and assemble interactive lessons ―with new features such as improved handwriting and shape recognition, equation recognition technology, and more than 50 annotation and teaching tools. 

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Enterasys and iboss Announce K-12 Solution for Easy Web and Application Filtering

Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, announced a partnership with iboss Security to provide easy-to-manage dynamic location-based application filtering for K-12 school districts. 

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