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MSDE Chooses Blackboard for Online Education

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), one of the highest ranking public school systems in the country, has picked the Blackboard Learn platform to replace its current learning management system (LMS) and deliver all state-offered online courses as well as professional development for the state’s 60,000 teachers.

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Assistive Technology Vendors Partner to Promote Accessible Instruction for All

In honor of National Disability Awareness Month, Atomic Learning along with assistive technology partners Crick Software, PALM, and TextHELP are encouraging educators to take a pledge to provide accessible instruction to reach all learners.

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eBOARD's Evaluation Module Now Supports Wider Variety of Leadership Evaluations

eBOARDsolutions announces a major update to the eBOARD Evaluation module. The Evaluation module, created to help streamline and align leadership evaluations now accommodates a wider variety of leadership evaluation templates including complex models that include rubrics and multi-layer evaluations.

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Award-Winning Sunburst Visual Media Brings New Content to Learn360 in Fall 2012

Learn360, an interactive media-on-demand service for the K-12 education market, announces new content titles from Sunburst Visual Media available this fall in the U.S. and Canada in its online multimedia and digital content library.

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Epson Helps Educators Get the Most from Their Interactive Projectors with New BrightLink Training Videos

Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, has developed more than 30 "BrightLink Bright Spots" training videos to help teachers and technology trainers better understand the wide range of features available through EPSON®BrightLink ultra-short throw and short throw interactive projectors.

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Epson Helps Educators Get the Most from Their Interactive Projectors with New BrightLink Training Videos

Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, has developed more than 30 "BrightLink Bright Spots" training videos to help teachers and technology trainers better understand the wide range of features available through EPSON®BrightLink ultra-short throw and short throw interactive projectors.

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New Research Study Documents Operational Efficiencies and Other Benefits of Shift to e-Transcripts

As postsecondary institutions seek to implement new practices that ensure high-quality education despite significant economic pressures, research and consulting firm Eduventures has released a white paper identifying electronic transcript (e-Transcript) exchange as a viable solution.

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Vizzle Awards Sschools Over $250,000 in 2012-13 Tech Grants

For a third consecutive year, VizZle is offering their innovative visual learning software free to school districts for helping children with autism and special needs.

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Discovery Education and 3M Search for America's 2012 Top Young Scientist

Discovery Education and 3M are proud to announce the opening of the 14th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (http://www.youngscientistchallenge.com).

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Proactive Program Nets National Award

Help at-risk students before they fall through the cracks; it's easier to turn them in a new direction than it is to pull them back into the system after they've fallen out.

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