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Teachers can engage learners through gaming with new book from ISTE

According to the authors, Wii activities can be engaging, student-friendly data production tools that generate scores, times, and rankings for students to explore and discuss in the mathematics classroom.

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TeacherVision’s 2014 Educators’ Calendar packed with classroom resources now available

Available as a printable to hang on the wall in the classroom, an interactive online tool or an RSS feed, all formats of the 2014 Educators’ Calendar feature clickable links to cross-curricular activities, lessons, worksheets and projects for every event.

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ASCD announces updates to free EduCore Common Core implementation tool

The tool—funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation—is a virtual showcase of digital and Common Core–aligned professional development opportunities from ASCD, the Literacy Design Collaborative, Student Achievement Partners, the Math Design Collaborative, and other partners.

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Win a Wireless Lab: CDW-G and Discovery Education launch 12th-Annual K-12 Sweepstakes

The 2014 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes will award two schools $45,000 each in technology grants, including on-site professional development from CDW-G and Discovery Education and a $5,000 Discovery Education digital media reward.

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Free Chromebook monitoring for schools

The software was created to help schools protect their students from the perils of unfiltered internet access. The growing trend of 1:1 technology programs in schools has created a real need for vigilant guidance.

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Qlovi launches first FREE K-12 eReading and writing platform aligned to the Common Core

Qlovi uses eBooks, assessments, and data to inform personalized instruction. January 13th marks the public release of new classroom and data features available free with OER titles, or alongside purchased eBooks.

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Council for Economic Education introduces new online personal finance games

Both new games, as well as the original Gen i Revolution, now incorporate Facebook functionality and are available for tablet play, making it possible for students to learn anytime, anywhere. All games are also accessible on a desktop computer.

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Gale partners with Career Online High School to deliver accredited high school diploma program

Now available to public libraries nationwide, this groundbreaking program allows libraries to demonstrate their critical impact on the quality of life and economic growth of their communities by enabling library patrons to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate.

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NASSP statement on classroom discipline guidelines issued by Obama Administration

The principal’s greatest weapon against discrimination is the principle of personalization, in which every student is known and valued in the school, a cornerstone of NASSP’s Breaking Ranks Framework for School Improvement.

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Odysseyware launches two new career and technical education courses

The courses are: Introduction to STEM and Introduction to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. 14 additional AG and STEM courses are slated for introduction in early 2014.

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