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North Carolina District Chooses Hybrid Textbook for Physics Classes

As a step toward meeting one of its strategic priorities, a major district in North Carolina has adopted a hybrid solution for its physics curriculum.

Edsby Moves Services to Microsoft Azure Cloud

School districts concerned about putting student data into clouds that cross borders now have the option of selecting a Microsoft Azure data center by location.

Renaissance, Achieve3000 Partner on Differentiated Instruction in Blended Classrooms

Renaissance and Achieve3000 have partnered to offer embedded interim assessments designed to tailor instruction across tiers of intervention along with access to analytics designed to measure efficacy.

Alive Studios Adds Word Builder to Augmented Reality Early Literacy Program

Alive Studios has updated its Letters Alive Plus augmented reality program for early literacy skills with a word building module and more.

Ross to Take Reins at P21

The Partnership for 21st Century Learning has named David Ross as its next chief executive officer. Ross previously served as the organization's chief strategy officer.

Educational Videos on YouTube Get Custom Search

A "boutique" search company has developed a free online resource that lets users search for university and college videos that have been posted to YouTube and then clip and share segments of those videos with students and colleagues.

School Climate Sways Teacher Effectiveness and Turnover

A research team from Brown University and Harvard examined the impact on teacher turnover and student achievement of changes in school climate.

Adobe Creative Cloud Suite Gets New Android Apps, Updates for Photoshop and Dreamweaver

Adobe showcased a plethora of new and upcoming features in the Creative Cloud suite at its Adobe MAX 2016 conference, taking place Nov. 2 to 4 in San Diego, CA.

California Educators’ Online Community Awarded $2.25M to Advanced Personalized Learning Platform

The Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation has received a $2.25 million award from the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, in an effort to support enhancements to CDEF’s professional learning platform and support the state’s #GoOpen campaign.

Maryland Middle Schools Incorporate Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Montgomery County Public Schools, the largest school district in Maryland, has incorporated digital citizenship education into the middle school curriculum, thanks to a partnership with Common Sense Education.

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