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Lakeshore partners with DonorsChoose.org to support classrooms across the country

Now available at LakeshoreLearning.com and coming to Lakeshore Learning Stores nationwide on September 2, 2013, the company's new Learning at Home products are designed to inspire kids to discover, create, build and much more.

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Forsyth County Schools expands partnership with Discovery Education to support nationally recognized BYOT effort

This expansion supports Forsyth County Schools’ nationally recognized Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) program, which encourages students to bring their personal technology tools to school for learning.

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Schools reduce special ed referrals, save money, and improve test scores with Fast Forword and Reading Assistant programs

Fast ForWord is different from other reading interventions because it targets the root cause of learning issues, like weaknesses in phonemic awareness, memory, attention and processing. Students using the program can raise their reading skill level up to two years in as little as three months.

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Bibb County Schools the first in Georgia to implement student learning objectives module from Performance Matters

To meet the Student Growth and Academic Achievement component of Georgia’s Teacher Keys Effectiveness System, teachers of non-tested subjects must implement Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) to gauge student growth.

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Leading Partners in Education team up to raise school Achievement

PPS is a national organization with local chapters throughout the country that elevates the role of parents in public schools from passive consumers to active participants.

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Rapid Insight fuses predictive analytics, big data, and user collaboration in latest release

Rapid Insight now provides the ability to read and write data to and from Hadoop, and to incorporate Big Data into predictive models with the utilization of Hive.

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Follett launches new release of FollettShelf

The new release of FollettShelf provides schools with universal access to quality K-12 eContent in a consistent virtual learning space that promotes critical thinking skills through reading, studying and note taking.

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Minerva Schools at KGI names Dr. Daniel J. Levitin as dean of arts & humanities

He joins Minerva from McGill University where he is the James McGill Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and the Director of the Laboratory for Music Cognition, Perception, and Expertise.

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TCEA and myON announce personalized digital literacy partnership

It is a cornerstone of their organization to provide members with state-of-the-art support through conferences, workshops, professional development, and newsletters as well as collaboration with higher education and businesses to promote and integrate technology in the classroom.

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New game app from Dig-It! Games turns excavation sites into interactive puzzles

The puzzle app virtually transports players 11 and older to excavation sites in Central America to carefully collect more than 40 historically accurate artifacts.

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