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OfficeMax Honors Teachers During Back-to-School

Nationwide store events benefit teachers with special shopping days, educator discounts, an in-store classroom supply drive, and a $1 million classroom supply pledge this Fall.

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CurriculumLoft Releases iPad app for Remote Content Syncing

CurriculumLoft introduces its iPad app for syncing digital curriculum content to student devices, which has been approved for download on the iTunes market and will be available for the upcoming school year.

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Emily Starr Making Galactic Impact with StarrMatica

Emily Starr left teaching and created an innovative learning tool that has combined the worlds of education and technology.

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Education Industry Coalition Announces Community Builder Awards

The National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training announced that it will award six Community Builder Awards at its 2013 Bytes & Books Inaugural Ball.

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J.K. Rowling to Appear in Live Global Webcast Hosted by Scholastic to Launch new Harry Potter Reading Club

Scholastic announces a live webcast with worldwide bestselling author J.K. Rowling on Oct. 11, 2012 and the launch of the Harry Potter Reading Club, an online destination created to share the magical world of Harry Potter with a generation of new readers.

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Knovation to Participate in U.S. Department of Education’s “Connected Educator Month”

Knovation announced that it is proudly participating in Connected Educator Month–a unique, all-online opportunity for collaboration and professional development among the education community.

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Education Innovator Ted Mitchell Joins Parchment Board of Directors

Parchment adds Mitchell, president and CEO of NewSchools Venture Fund, to board; Former Blackboard executive Rajeev Arora named VP of marketing.

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YourTeacher Releases Geometry iBooks Textbook for iPad, Available Exclusively on the iBookstore

YourTeacher’s Textbooks with a Teacher Inside® uses iBooks author to combine a geometry teacher and a textbook for the first time.

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Booksource’s Classroom Organizer Helps Over 25,000 Educators Stay Organized

Booksource's Classroom Organizer provides educators a simple and free means of organization for their classroom library.

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Boys’ Impulsiveness May Result in Better Math Ability, Say MU Researchers

In a University of Missouri study, girls and boys started grade school with different approaches to solving arithmetic problems, with girls favoring a slow and accurate approach and boys a faster but more error prone approach.

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