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5/22/2013

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From vibrant communities on social media to inventive lessons using video conferencing, Joe Dale explores how language teachers have embraced technology in the classroom.
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Thanks to technology, we’re watching a revolution happen in education right now. From the explosion in popularity of language learning apps like Mindsnacks to the media furor about the rise of massive open online courses, companies are being built around the idea that technology can radically reshape our relationship with education.
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Autrey Mill Middle School in suburban Atlanta is part of a pilot project launched this spring by Amplify, News Corp.’s education technology company. Tablets have been placed in the hands of about 2,500 students at 12 schools across the country.
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Orlando, Fla.
June 8-14, 2013
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Orlando, Fla.
June 10-12, 2013
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June 23-25, 2013
Washington, D.C. 
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September 24-27, 2013
Chicago, Ill.
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With constantly evolving technology, most school districts in Glenview, Northbrook, and other communities are in some stage of implementing a one-to-one initiative to provide each student with a technological device.
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Jane Porath, a mathematics teacher and site leader at Traverse City East Middle School, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).
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Technomad comes to InfoComm 2013 with new upgrades to its PowerChiton series of outdoor, weatherproof amplifier modules and breakout box accessories, giving end users and systems integrators more audio options for stadiums, resorts and other outdoor venues and facilities.
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Recognizing that American K12 students have fallen behind foreign students in their grasp of scientific principles, educators have devised a new set of teaching guidelines that will radically change the way science is taught in classrooms across the United States—including recommendations that climate change and evolution be taught as core elements of scientific knowledge.
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Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced on Monday that three more states would join the ranks of those given permission to ignore parts of the federal No Child Left Behind law in favor of their own school improvement plans.
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Nonprofit after-school robotics organization, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) announced the appointment of Sheri McCoy and Bob Tuttle as board of directors co-chairs and Don Bossi to serve as president, effective May 22.
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Pressured for months by teachers, community leaders and aldermen, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's hand-picked school board is nonetheless expected on Wednesday to approve closing all but a few of the 53 elementary schools the administration wants to shut down.

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