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BadgeStack Supports Expansion of Successful NYC DIG/IT Initiative

LearningTimes announced that the successful DIG/IT initiative offered in New York City public high schools has been expanded to provide badge-based learning to more than 4,000 students in the 2012-2013 school year.

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The Saylor Foundation Collaborates with Google to Offer Courses via the Course Builder Open Source Project

The Saylor Foundation is pleased to announce a collaboration with Google, Inc. to offer Saylor.org courses through the Course Builder open source project. Beginning today, Saylor’s Mechanics I will be open for free registration and will be immediately available to individuals across the globe via the beta platform released by Google.

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Registration Now Open for ASCD’s 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

Built on the theme Learning: Our Story. Our Time. Our Future.," the Annual Conference and Exhibit Show will be held  at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., March 16–18, and will inform, engage, help, and challenge thousands of educators from across the globe to better support student success.

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Conceptua Math Expands Breakthrough Digital Common Core Fractions Program

The newest version introduces a unique approach to teaching math – Keep the Teacher in the Equation. Conceptua Fractions not only helps students master fractions, but it also integrates teacher supports like never before, so that every teacher is effective at teaching fractions.

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Patron Company Expands Online Education Community Services With Addition of MyVRSpot

The Patron Company, developers of socially responsible e-commerce networks, announces today the acquisition of MyVRSpot from FTC Family of Companies to expand its suite of services for schools.

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New Nonfiction Program "XBOOKs," Designed Specifically to Meet the Common Core State Standards, Now Available from Scholastic

As students head back to school, districts are looking for classroom resources to help teachers fill key instructional gaps to meet the new, more rigorous Common Core State Standards.

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eInstruction and New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning Partner to Drive Student Achievement in STEM Education

eInstruction, a global education software and technology company, and New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), a non-profit dedicated to empowering teachers and granting all students access to a high quality education, have partnered to transform CTL’s award-winning STEM course materials into rich, interactive content, simplifying the integration of instruction and real-time assessment for users of eInstruction’s Insight 360 classroom instruction system. 

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Korg USA’s SoundTree Education Division Expands with NAfME Alliance and Other Initiatives

Korg USA’s Education Division, consisting of SoundTree, the SoundTree Institute, and SoundTree.com, is expanding in multiple areas that will provide music educators of all types with a variety of products and services to enhance their curriculum and personal development.

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New Website from CDW-G Helps Educators Find Funding Streams

GetEdFunding.com is putting an end to the tedious search for grants and awards that often took educators countless hours of research and writing.

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Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies Identifies $11.5 Billion in Funding Sources for Schools

Not only does this database provide access to all public and private grants for public and private schools but it additionally details who in the school must write the grant and relays the type of equipment that the grant will help purchase.

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