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Free Webinar Explores Online Delivery for Occupational Therapy (OT) in Schools

To help school leaders learn about the use of web technology to improve access to occupational therapy (OT) services, PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, is hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, February 5th at 1 pm ET (10 am PT). Titled “Online Occupational Therapy: Really?!”, the webinar will explore the use of teletherapy to help meet the growing need for schools to provide clinical services such as OT for special needs students.

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Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools Choose Professional Development Partner: Responsive Classroom

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) recently chose Northeast Foundation For Children, Inc. (NEFC), developer of the Responsive Classroom® approach, as its elementary school professional development provider in support of its social and emotional learning initiative.

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Enterasys Unveils Winners of Exemplary School District Awards

Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, is honoring four of its visionary K-12 education customers with the Enterasys Exemplary School Award for having demonstrated their educational commitment to implementing a personalized 21st century learning environment.

STEM Program Certification Awarded by Georgia Department of Education

The Georgia Department of Education has awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) certification to the Academy of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Kennesaw Mountain High School.

Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse Grants Top Ratings to Pearson’s enVisionMATH K-6 Research

The U.S. Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse has issued a report validating research that Pearson’s enVisionMATH elementary school curriculum increases student achievement above and beyond other K-6 math programs.

NextEra Energy Solutions Helps Muenster Independent School District Save Over $240,000 Through Improved Energy Efficiency and Light Levels

Using an innovative financing approach, the Muenster, Texas, Independent School District (ISD) partnered with NextEra Energy Solutions to upgrade lighting, replace aging HVAC equipment, and deliver a significantly improved educational environment for Muenster ISD students.

Macmillan Launching Library eBook Pilot with OverDrive

Macmillan Publishers, one of the largest and best-known international publishing groups, announced last week an agreement to make a collection of popular eBooks available to libraries via OverDrive before the end of the first quarter.

National Heritage Academies Institute Enhanced Field Trip Safety Measures

An innovative field trip safety measure is being piloted by National Heritage Academies at four of its charter schools.

The four National Heritage Academies that are participating in the pilot program are Emerson Academy in Dayton, Ohio; Greensboro Academy in Greensboro, North Carolina; Knapp Charter Academy in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Walton Charter Academy in Pontiac, Michigan.

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STEM Program Certification Awarded by Georgia Department of Education

The Georgia Department of Education has awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) certification to the Academy of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Kennesaw Mountain High School.

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MathFileFolderGames Helps Middle-Schoolers Conquer Fractions

Other than perhaps the opposite gender, nothing so perplexes the middle school student than fractions! Ordering fractions from least to greatest may strike fear in their hearts, but give them a compare and ordering fractions game, and that fear is greatly diminished, as the students' skills improve.

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