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Survey Results Show Need for More Targeted Results When Searching Online for Learning Resources

Educators need faster ways to find the resources they are looking for and resource providers want better discoverability on the Internet, according to results from recent surveys conducted by the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative.

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Build Your Dream Classroom

With the support of the PTA, schools can purchase Promethean products, and the company will match the amount raised by the PTA, up to $3,800 for the purchase of qualifying products.

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Compass Learning Odyssey 2012 Empowers Educators With Custom Courses and Grade Management Solutions

CompassLearning announced the 2012 summer version of CompassLearning Odyssey, which includes expanded content control, course and grade management and more than 400 new activities.

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E2020 Inc. Launches Virtual School Services

E2020 Inc. announced the launch of Virtual School Services, which provides districts and schools with the ability to create their own virtual learning programs.

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Calif. District Uses iPads to Help Teachers Deliver Quality Physical Education to Students

Sweetwater Union High School District is bringing iPad use to the PE classroom through the use of iPad-enabled SPARK curriculum.

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Entertainment Cause Marketing Offers New Digital Products for Fundraising

Entertainment Promotions is introducing their first “all digital” discount and promotion products available for school fundraising – Dining Advantage and the Entertainment.com Savings Membership.

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Wi-Fi Turns School Bus Into Rolling Study Hall

Since early May, the South Texas Independent School District students aboard the four longest bus routes can do homework and study thanks to Wi-Fi on buses.

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Teachscape and Saba Partner to Bring Integrated Talent Management to School Districts Nationwide

Teachscape and Saba have formed an alliance to offer joint customers a unique, competency-based integrated talent management platform, designed to support the development of effective teaching practice. 

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Smithsonian Launches Online Badges Program for Teachers and Students

More than 4,500 students and teachers from 18 countries connected with experts and peers during the live online conference series presented this spring by the Smithsonian SHOUT environmental education program.

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Pioneering Flipped Educators Launch ‘Flipped Learning Network’

Flipped Learning pioneers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams have launched the Flipped Learning Network, a non-profit organization for teachers interested in the Flipped Learning ideology.

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