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Next Big Idea Fest Inspires Science & Technology Careers Among Youth

LOS ALAMOS, NM — September 1, 2012 — A group of 13 Proctor and Gamble (P&G) engineers who call themselves Team Cheaparral are bringing their highly publicized Cheaparral 2J-2 Corvette to the Next Big Idea Festival, which takes place in Los Alamos, New Mexico on Sept. 15. Along with the Corvette, known as the “sucker Vette,” Team Cheaparral wants to bring young people up to speed on why the fields of technology, science and engineering are “cool.”

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Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Launches 2013 Program, Announces Changes to Competition

The world’s largest K-12 student science competition, Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision is a hands-on program that has evolved over the years, and continues to inspire young people to tap into their creativity, use critical-thinking, and combine it with the tools of science and technology to come up with ideas and inventions that could make the world a better place in the future.

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Belkin Introduces New Ergonomic Tablet Stands Designed for the Classroom

Designed as a result of extensive research and insights gathered from users in the education field, the new Belkin Tablet Stand and Belkin Tablet Stand with Storage are ideally suited for the classroom environment where mobile learning and digital content collaboration are reshaping the educational experience.

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Shmoop University Welcomes Students Back to School

For students everywhere, summer is nearly over and it’s time to get back to the grind. Not that anyone’s going to be grinding too close just yet; it’s still pretty hot.

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Funds For Learning Survey Reveals Priorities of E-rate Applicants

Funds For Learning, the nation’s largest E-rate compliance firm, today announced the results from its national 2012 Survey of E-rate Applicants. The results indicate a continued reliance on E-rate funding, particularly for broadband connectivity.

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Coastal Flow Announces New Series of Educational Seminars

Coastal Flow Measurement Companies will soon launch its 2012-2013 "Lunch & Learn" seminars which, once again, will be conducted in various locations across major energy producing regions.

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GEF Institute’s Green Building Education Prepares Career Tech (CTE) Students for Green Jobs

GEF Institute’s blended learning curriculum educates high school students on green building attributes and benefits, providing them with the educational resources necessary to understand, identify, and improve environmental inefficiencies within their own school building.

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Turnitin Adds Common Core Grading Rubrics to GradeMark

Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, announced the addition of writing rubrics aligned to the Common Core State
Standards (CCSS) to its award-winning cloud-based grading service, GradeMark.

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Early-Bird Registration Open for Inaugural Event, Keynoted by Award-Winning Educator Chris Lehmann

Attending the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Leadership Forum 2012, Oct. 21-23 in Indianapolis, is a prime opportunity for school leaders from around the country to explore these critical issues and identify solutions that will help them leverage the power of technology to ensure that all students graduate ready for success in college and career.

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Pinterest For Educators to Win Popular Back-to-School Classroom Technology

To celebrate back-to-school, Califone is launching a contest for the growing community of educators using Pinterest to support educational advancement.

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