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Barnes & Noble to Host Educator Appreciation Days

Barnes & Noble is celebrating pre-K—12 educators by hosting several events and offering a number of discounts on books, toys and games available in store and online.

Discovery Ed Adds Virtual Reality to Civil War Lessons

Discovery Education has now begun to build virtual reality experiences into its digital content. Recently, the company announced the addition of three new VR components to its social studies products.

High Schools Get Project Learning Lift from Project Managers

The Educational Foundation of the Project Management Institute has teamed up with the Partnership for 21st Century Learning to help increase awareness and use of project management and project-based learning, in an effort to help prepare students for college and careers.

Report: Instructional Software Can Help Teachers Move Toward Personalized Instruction

A new research report from the Massachusetts School Support Network Edtech Testbed (MassNET) suggests that technology pilots may help students progress more when the implementation is greater and may help teachers move toward personalized learning when they have access to job-embedded professional development.

Online Calculator Helps Louisville Students Choose Career Paths

A new, online tool aims to make career information more accessible for students and job seekers in the Louisville, KY region.

Massachusetts Consortium Aims to Accelerate Successful Personalized Learning Practices

The Massachusetts Personalized Learning Edtech (MAPLE) Consortium is a collaborative effort amongst districts and schools to identify, analyze and promote personalized learning practices that work.

IXL Adds Recommendations System for Adaptive Learning Service

IXL's adaptive learning service has added a personalized recommendation feature that aims to guide students to resources for remediation as they work through math activities and want more practice.

Toys, Education Companies Invest $24 Million in Mobile Gaming Startup

A startup that builds interactive iPad games for its flagship gaming accessory that enables learners to “play beyond the screen” has received additional funding to bring some of its games to iPhones and introduce more character-driven content.

Cartoon Network Launches STEAM Advisory Board

Amidst Computer Science Education Week events, one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2016 – and a favorite TV channel for many K–12 students – Cartoon Network has assembled an advisory board of academic and industry experts to help shape its STEAM education efforts.

WYNC Teen Radio Show Releases Audio Journalism Curriculum

Radio Rookies, a Peabody Award-winning show created by teens for teens on WYNC public radio, has released a new curriculum for teachers looking to teach audio journalists.

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