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The Power of Team Generates Sold-Out Building Expertise Conference

Focus on academic teaming contributes to conference registration hitting full capacity. West Palm Beach, FL—May 21, 2019—Learning Sciences International announced today that its annual Building Expertise conference for educators has sold out with more than 1,600 registrations. This year’s conference, taking place in Lake Buena Vista, Florida June 12-14, will focus on “The Power of Read More…

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Soundtrap for Storytellers; New Podcast Creation Tool Launches Globally — Classroom-appropriate Version to Be Made Available to Schools

Powerful, All-in-One Solution Enhances Student Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication and Collaboration    New York City – May 14, 2019 –Soundtrap, a Spotify company, announced that an education version of its new Soundtrap for Storytellers podcast creation tool introduced today will be available to teachers and students for use in the classroom. Like the Soundtrap online music Read More…

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Neuroeducation: Teaching as a Science

Education Talk Radio We’re going wild with NILD, a first-time guest with whom we’ll be be speaking about EQUITY and meeting the needs of exceptional learners. Our NILD guest is their Executive Director Kristin Barbour. Listen to the interview below:

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Sustaining Achievement for Students With Diverse Needs

Education Talk Radio Our wonderful and talented guests are Curriculum and Assessment Director Dr. Ebony T. Lee and Douglas’ Title l Lead Tutor Collette Christopher on overcoming the challenges. Thank you, Curriculum Associates. Listen to the interview below:

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CoderZ Holding Webinar on Inclusiveness and Equity in STEM

DERRY, N.H. – May 8, 2019 – One of the biggest challenges for educators is making STEM accessible for all of students, regardless of factors such as sex, geographical location, or socioeconomic background. On Tuesday, May 14, the ISTE STEM Network and CoderZ will host a webinar on an engaging way to expose students to Read More…

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Landmark College Approved for New Baccalaureate Degree

Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Entrepreneurial Leadership will be the College’s fifth baccalaureate degree program Putney, VT ─ Landmark College, a global leader in educating neurodiverse students with learning differences, announced it has received approval from the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) to offer a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Entrepreneurial Leadership (BA-COMEL), Read More…

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An Interview With Scott Kinney, Discovery Education’s President of K-12 Education

In April, 2019, our publisher Larry Jacobs had a wonderful chat with Discovery Education’s President of K-12 Education, Scott Kinney. Read the transcript below. Scott, educational equity is a term that has a lot of meanings for a lot of people. Can you tell me what equity means for Discovery Education? Great question to start Read More…

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Macmillan Learning Earns Industry’s First Global Certified Accessible Designation from Benetech

Macmillan Learning became the industry’s first company to become Global Certified Accessible, providing “born accessible” digital learning (ebook) options for students with disabilities. NEW YORK, NY (April 15, 2019) —Nonprofit certifies company’s ebooks as “born accessible” for learners with reading barriers Macmillan Learning became the first education solutions company to become Global Certified Accessible™, providing Read More…

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Robot Teaches Social Skills to Children With Autism

By Lisa Raiford, Ed.D. “Why would you use a robot to teach social skills to children with autism?” That was the question I heard from the start.  It was a question I pondered after having the opportunity to implement a social skills robotic program for children with autism for the state of South Carolina.  And Read More…