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September 20, 2013 Department of Education awards $1.4 million to build Center on Technology and Disability
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Family Health International a grant of $1.4 million (FHI) to create Center on Technology and Disability.
September 19, 2013 Learnist education social network expands to Android market
Learnist, a clipboard-modeled sharing site, has expanded its reach to the Android application market.
September 18, 2013 Need for technology literacy leads to schools offering computer coding courses
The Common Core State Standards that have been adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia work toward helping students prepare for the real world by learning to use modern technology.
September 17, 2013 How to effectively use mobile phones in classroom settings
There is no stopping the wave of technology that has become ingrained in the way the world works.
September 16, 2013 Belk expands community service competition
Just as the Common core standards, require students to focus their studies on real-world applications, department store chain Belk is holding a community service competition.
September 13, 2013 Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium launches Spanish webpage
In an effort to make information available to a broader group of people, the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has launched a Spanish webpage.
September 12, 2013 TenMarks releases 20,000 new Common Core-aligned math exercises
In an effort to help students and teachers prepare for new Common Core standards, TenMarks expanded its offering of interactive mathematics exercises.
September 11, 2013 PARCC requests Common Core-aligned technology
The state-led consortium PARCC has released a request for proposal (RFP) for a technology package aligned to Common Core standards.
September 10, 2013 Los Angeles Unified School District to provide classroom iPads
As the school year gets underway, some students will be treated to new technology.
September 09, 2013 Group uses read-aloud books to teach Common Core standards
The Common Core State Standards are slated for full implementation in the 2014-15 school year in 45 states and the District of Columbia.
September 06, 2013 Using screencast applications in the classroom
As technology evolves, students and teachers have access to new applications designed to aid in curriculum development and other learning areas.
September 05, 2013 LearnBIG launches learning platform driven by user reviews
As technology expands, finding effective web-based educational resources is vital to helping users get the most benefit out of the variety of products on the market.
September 04, 2013 Life coach offers tips on relieving back-to-school stress
Adjusting to a busy back-to-school schedule can be difficult for parents and students.
September 03, 2013 ARAMARK to offer whole grain school lunches
Students heading back to school in certain districts will face new  Common Core standards developed to promote learning that can be applied to the real world.
August 30, 2013 News aggregate The EdFly expands features
EdFly has announced improved features to its news platform.
August 30, 2013 Free week-long seminar series in NYC
New York parents are invited to a free week-long seminar series in late September.
August 30, 2013 Some school districts improve as California sees drop in API
The implementation of Common Core may cause a bit of a learning curve for students as they get accustomed to the new critical thinking standards.
August 30, 2013 Rhode Island school district adopts new student information system
The Foster-Glocester Regional Schools district in Rhode Island has chosen to use Aspen Software for its student information system.
August 29, 2013 New early childhood education curriculum launched
In an effort to boost learning opportunities for young children, Voyager/Sopris launched the We Can Early Learning Curriculum.
August 29, 2013 How to use Tumblr in the classroom
Blogging has become a popular way for individuals to have a voice in the world.

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