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Tales2Go Audio Books Help Students Listen in on Learning

In a 21st century twist on a proven learning tool, Tales2Go is breathing new life into the audio book marketplace to help students get more excited about and skilled at reading.

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ASCD Expands Support for Common Core Implementation with New PD Resources and Events

ASCD has expanded support for Common Core State Standards implementation with a new two-day institute series and a PD In Focus channel dedicated exclusively to the topic.

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Kaplan’s Teach! Strategies & Resources Wins 2012 BESSIE Award

Kaplan K12 Learning Services’ Teach! Strategies & Resources has been recognized as the top Curriculum Development program in the “Teacher Tools” category, by The ComputED Gazette, as parts of its 2012 Best Education Software Awards (BESSIE Awards).

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Shmoop Launches ‘Shmoop Careers’

For each career, Shmoop breaks down what you can expect if you decide to make it your livelihood, including a glimpse into a typical day in the life, a run-down on salary, power, fame, glory, stress, qualifications and more.

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New Acer Educare Helps Schools Maximize Tech Budgets

Acer America launched Educare, which targets the specific needs of resource-constrained schools, delivering value-added services like battery replacements for heavily used notebooks and tablets, extended warranty and accidental damage coverage, and two-way freight for depot repairs.

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Follett Software New Authorized Provider of IACET CEUs

The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded Follett Software Company the prestigious Authorized Provider accreditation.

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America's Top Ten Youth Volunteers Named in 17th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

The 10 National Honorees, who range in age from 12 to17, received $5,000 personal awards, engraved gold medallions, crystal trophies for their schools, and $5,000 grants from The Prudential Foundation for charities of their choice.

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Professional Development Videos Provide Suicide Prevention Training

School Improvement Network announced the release of a new series of professional development videos for teachers, created from video footage of the Prevent Suicide Hawai’i conference.

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KENS Math Helps Children Develop Essential Skill of Number Sense

Young People’s Press introduced Kids’ Education for Number Sense (KENS Math), the first supplemental math curriculum developed to teach pre-school, kindergarten and first grade students the most essential skill of early mathematics – number sense.

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