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Capstone Digital Adds Early Learning Content to myON Reader

Research shows that building a student's reading foundation early in life leads to improved learning across the curriculum and increased chances of adult success.

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Smart Toys and Games' IQ-Building and Magnetic Construction Toys Win Top Parenting and Education Awards

Smart Toys and Games, Inc., a leading producer of award-winning single-player logic games and the SmartMax magnetic construction system, has earned awards from coveted parenting and education awards programs – National Parenting Publications (NAPPA), Parents' Choice, and Learning Magazine's Teachers' Choice (TCA)– for its games and toys Aqua Belle, Bill & Betty Bricks, Trucky 3, Color Code, and SmartMax Set –BASIC 25.

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Netop Response, a New Student Response System from the Leaders in Classroom Management Solutions

Netop, the worldwide leader in classroom management software, launched Netop Response, a new web-based, interactive student response system that turns any smart device into a clicker. With Netop Response, teachers can actively engage students and easily assess learning. 

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SIIA Innovation Incubator Participants Announced

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces participants for its Innovation Incubator Program.

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Houghton Mifflin Launches New HMH reader for iPad

Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced today that HMH Readers, its new iPad reading app developed for Common Core Standards mastery, is now available for free download in the iTunes App Store.

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Blackboard Unveils Updated/Social LMS

Blackboard Inc. unveiled a major new release for its flagship LMS Blackboard Learn, marking a significant milestone in the company’s effort to bring new innovation to its core teaching and learning products.

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FundingFactory Launches 'Care2Collect Just 1' Drive for America Recycles Day

In recognition of America Recycles Day, FundingFactory, the nation's largest fundraising by recycling program, is sponsoring the "Care2Collect Just 1" campaign to help schools, nonprofits and businesses in protecting the environment while supporting their local communities. Participants are encouraged to simply recycle one e-waste item, such as a printer cartridge or cell phone, through FundingFactory, and to donate one non-perishable food item to their local food bank.

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Okapi Educational Publishing Unveils Elementary Reading Resource to Teach Comprehension Strategies for Informational Texts

Forty-five states are in the midst of implementing the new Common Core State Standards, which emphasize reading "informational," or nonfiction, texts across subject areas. To support this critical U.S. education initiative, Okapi Educational Publishing launched "Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for informational texts," a new and flexible resource to teach comprehension strategies.

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MMD Introduces New Philips Edge-lit LED Commercial Display Line with Flypaper Express Content Creation Software

MMD, the exclusive licensee for Philips Commercial Signage and Philips Monitors Worldwide, announced the debut of the Philips Q Series with the 32-inch BDL3210Q, 42-inch BDL4210Q and 46-inch BDL4610Q.

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Leading e-Transcript Service Launch OpenSPEEDE Collaboration

Leading e-Transcript service providers Parchment(operator of Docufide and Avow), and Credentials Solutions today announced a joint collaboration to implement OpenSPEEDE, an AACRAO SPEEDE compliant Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) gateway.

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