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Turnitin Partners With Education Council to Develop Common Core Grading Rubrics

Correlated rubrics will be available in GradeMark to assess student writing and better prepare secondary students for college-level course work.

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Adobe Foundation and Discovery Education Partner to Help Students Gain Critical Tech Skills

The Adobe Foundation and Discovery Education announced a partnership to provide curriculum and resources to help educators weave digital media making into their teaching practice and actively engage students in gaining critical technology skills.

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FundingFactory Announces Winners of ‘Recycling Rumble’

More than 1144 total schools and nonprofits nationwide rivaled for the Top Recycler title during the “Recycling Rumble,” a friendly competition hosted annually by FundingFactory.

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Arizona State University Releases Study Examining Deep Conceptual Learning in U.S. Schools

According to a new study examining deep conceptual learning (DCL) in middle and high school education, teachers and administrators believe that DCL is very important for preparing students for careers and college.

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School Improvement Network Releases Teacher Effectiveness System

School Improvement Network's newly released Teacher Effectiveness System helps improve teaching practice, the most important step in getting students college and career ready.

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Help Samsung Select the Winner of its Spring 2012 SUPERHERO Video Competition

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division announced that it would like everyone’s help to select the winner of its Spring 2012 Superhero video contest.

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OverDrive’s Next Generation eBook Service to Extend Value of Digital Libraries

OverDrive is rolling out new features and updates that prioritize ease of use, on demand access across mobile and desktop platforms, and integration with library discovery tools.

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Common Core Implementation Set as Prime Topic for the School Improvement Innovation Summit

Interactive breakout session on statewide Common Core Standards implementation by expert Felicia Cumings Smith to be held at the 2012 School Improvement Innovation Summit, hosted by School Improvement Network.

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Users Say Online Teacher Resource Boosts Learning

In a recent TeachersFirst.com user survey, 94.5 percent of the respondents say using the service helps them enhance student engagement, creativity, innovative thinking, and critical thinking skills.

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9th Annual ClassLink Scholarship Winner Announced

ClassLink, the leader in cloud and web-based education solutions, is pleased to announce the recipient of its 9th Annual ClassLink College Scholarship Award: Kelsey Prye from Pulaski High School in N.Y. 

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