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Helios Partners with SRI International to Create Center for Digital Learning

The Center will create a portfolio of digital learning projects to enhance student achievement in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
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Digital Badges Offer Promise in States Lacking Civic Ed. Assessments

The working paper, New and Alternative Assessments, Digital Badges and Civics, specifically focuses on digital badges – electronic icons awarded for the acquisition of knowledge or skill that are increasingly common features of many web-enabled applications – as a “promising approach” to overcoming the difficulties in assessing competent civics education learning.
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TCSA Becomes First State Based Media Bullpen Partner

The Tennessee Charter Schools Association (TCSA), the leading charter school advocacy organization in the Volunteer state, will be our first, anchor partner for this exciting initiative. TCSA, founded in 1998, serves quality public charter schools by educating communities, empowering supporters, and promoting legislation to create an educational landscape of excellent options for all students.
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AEP Announces Upcoming Course

A half-day workshop, The Valuable Connection Between Quality Content and Technology, is the second course in the 2013 Series and is scheduled for April 18 on Stanford University's campus in Palo Alto, CA.
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Panasonic Expands National Cooperative Purchasing Agreement

Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a leading provider of technology solutions for government and public safety agencies, today announced an amendment by the City of Tucson, AZ to the contract available through the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance Company (National IPA) to include the Toughpad™ family of rugged, reliable enterprise-grade tablets.

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Solution Tree, MasteryConnect Support Professional Learning Communities

The result is a cloud-based solution that allows teachers and administrators to connect with each other and share assessments, data reports, and more while tracking mastery of standards.
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Follett’s Aspen SIS Named SIIA CODiE Award Finalist

Aspen, Follett Software’s student information system (SIS) with curricular and educational tools in a single platform, has been named one of six finalists for the 2013 SIIA Education CODiE Awards in the “Best K-12 Course or Learning Management Solution” category.
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SoftChalk Cloud Named 2013 CODiE Award Finalist

Designed for educators, instructional designers, and curriculum developers, SoftChalk Cloud provides an easy way to create and manage engaging, media-rich learning content.
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National Athletic Trainers’ Association Issues Statement on Lightning Safety

Along with the joys of fresh air and warmer weather comes the threat of thunderstorms and lightning, and there are clear steps everyone can take to ensure a safe environment.
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Bretford Adds Products, Accessories to EDU 2.0 Line

The Bretford MOTIV Stool (EDUMSKL, EDUMSKLC, EDUMSKH, EDUMSKHC) is for mobile, temporary seating ideally where other MOTIV soft seating is used.

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