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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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Super Duper Introduces New Comprehending Negation Fun Deck

Super Duper Publications has introduced a new card deck — Comprehending Negation in Sentences Fun Deck — to its growing line of Fun Decks to help children understand statements that include the word "not."

observe4success Expands Executive Leadership Team

observe4success, leading provider of classroom observation and walkthrough software is pleased to announce the addition of Erin Antonius to its executive leadership team.

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Honeywell Launches New Notifier Platform

NOTIFIER by Honeywell has launched a new Website to offer easier accessibility to its fire alarm and emergency communications product information for system designers and inspectors, as well as the specific, solutions-based information regularly sought by facility managers and first responders.

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ODYSSEYWARE Releases Writer Instructional Aid to Improve Writing Outcomes

ODYSSEYWARE, one of the leading publishers of online curriculum for students in grades 3-12, has recently released ODYSSEYWARE Writer, a new instructional aid for teachers and students to create focused and differentiated writing instruction.

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Learning.com Welcomes SAS® Curriculum Pathways® to Growing Digital Content Library

SAS Curriculum Pathways is the newest product to join the growing digital content library at Learning.com, the celebrated source for connecting educators and students to the right digital content.

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Targeted ASCD Books, Institutes Released to Strengthen Common Core Implementation Nationwide

ASCD is pleased to announce the release of four new grade-level and subject-specific books in the Understanding the Common Core Standards series.

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Classroom Evaluation of Word Raider: Escape, Developed by Ballard & Tighe, Publishers Demonstrates Effectiveness of Focused Motivation in Game-Based Learning

The achievement gap between English language learners (ELL) and students in lower socioeconomic groups is often associated with a language gap. Ballard & Tighe, Publishers recently completed a beta test of Word Raider: Escape, a new online video game that teaches academic vocabulary to students in grades 2-5.

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