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Lexia Reading’s strategies for older students now available for iPad

The app provides multi-sensory learning for remedial students in grades 6 and above, helping them develop their foundational reading skills through an age-appropriate interface with a range of content that keeps older students engaged.

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Corbin Russwin introduces the Access 3 patented key system

The Access 3 system is available for mortise, rim, component and Large Format Interchangeable Core (LFIC) cylinders to provide a comprehensive choice of locking options for any facility.

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Deadline to enter Siemens Competition In Math, Science & Technology is Sept. 30

Entries are judged at the regional level over three consecutive weekends in November at six leading research universities: California Institute of Technology; Carnegie Mellon University; Georgia Institute of Technology; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; The University of Texas at Austin; and University of Notre Dame.

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Gale and Library Media Connection announce winners of the 2013 TEAMS Award

he 2013 winners are Draper Elementary School in Eden, North Carolina; Constable Neil Bruce Middle School in West Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada; and Branford High School in Branford, Connecticut.

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Responsive Classroom presents Jennifer Buffett with Innovative Leadership in Education Award

She believes strongly that classroom teachers model behavior and can help all students learn to recognize and manage their emotions, develop care and concern for others, establish positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

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Altronix keeps NYC school clocks ticking

The clocks provided by Champion Alarm Systems throughout the massive NYC public school district are configured into a self-corrective system controlled by a master clock.

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Sheila Harrity named National High School Principal of the Year

Harrity seized the opportunity to implement small learning communities, change the school’s culture, and empower teachers so all of the school’s nearly 1,400 students would graduate to thrive in the 21st century.

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Teachers gain ability to lockdown from anywhere in classroom with new Schlage CO-220

The pairing of the lock and remote fob is always done at the lock and up to ten fobs can be paired in the field to one lock. Likewise, up to ten locks can be paired to one fob. When the fob is pressed for two seconds, it locks down the lock closest in range to avoid accidently locking another door. The typical range is up to 75 feet.

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Epson adds robust DC-12 Document Camera to existing portfolio of classroom solutions

One of the most notable features offered by the DC-12 is its new picture-in-picture functionality, which allows students to view original and zoomed-in images simultaneously – when digital zoom is in use, a large window shows the featured section, while a smaller window keeps perspective on the original image.

Free Kindle version of Invent to Learn

For a limited time, the Kindle (e-book) version of Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom is available free.

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