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Ontario district implements cloud-based LMS Edsby

Edsby, a cloud-based education engagement platform that connects K-12 students, teachers, and parents using smartphones, tablets, and the web, has been selected by Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPRDSB)…

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Science, math, art valued more than technology in poll

Providing computers to public school students is important to California voters, but not as crucial as other factors affecting education, including a more intense focus on math, science and the…

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Scholastic opens Summer Reading Challenge

Scholastic has launched student pre-registration (K-8th grades) for its 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge at scholastic.com/summer. Now in its ninth year, this free, global reading program motivates children to read for…

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5 steps for creating a custom makerspace

No two makerspaces are exactly alike, according to one media specialist who offers up her top recommendation for tailoring the space, materials, and activities to goals based on student interests.…

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New tool aids game-based learning integration

RGS, a business unit of Avnet, Inc., has introduced the RGS Classroom Game Server (CGS), a new high-performance digital learning system designed to enable school districts to affordably integrate game-based…

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Faster learning progress seen in first Common Core state

Results from the first state to adopt the Common Core State Standards—Kentucky—show that students with more exposure to the standards “made faster progress in learning” than peers who followed the…

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7 innovative 3D printers for the classroom

We recently rounded up seven 3D printers targeted toward educators and students, from big to tabletop-size, from pricey to affordable.…

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College pushes for more STEM teachers

A university is doing its part to help reduce the nationwide shortage of chemistry teachers. Benedictine University in Illinois is hoping that extra grant money for students will help boost the…

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On-demand special ed PD links educators with evidence-based training

With the U.S. special education population having grown by 73 percent in the last three decades, school leaders, teachers and parents are looking for new ways to better support the…

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University pilots program to train math coaches

A new graduate program designed to prepare math coaches for elementary schools and help raise student math skills is being launched at the University of Maine at Farmington. The Maine Mathematics…