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  • Anthony Johnson Brings 'Johnsonville' to Life

    Great things can come from humble beginnings. Anthony Johnson, a former high school dropout, is a teacher of the year winner in his school district and the southwest region of North Carolina. He is also a finalist for state teacher of the year. At Isenberg Elementary School in Salisbury, NC, he has transformed his science and social studies classrooms into “Johnsonville,” a world where each student must find a job, pay the bills, pay mortgage and taxes, and learn by doing projects.

  • Amazon Partners with Reading Is Fundamental to Provide Books for Low-Income Children

    Amazon and Reading is Fundamental (RIF), one of the nation’s largest literacy organizations, have partnered to empower Amazon customers to provide books to children who may have limited or no access to books in their homes.

  • Casio Releases New Projectors

    Casio America, Inc. is releasing three new projectors: the new 4K, ultra HD, 5,000-lumen, lamp-free XJ-L8300HN, due in June, and the XJ-UT351W and the XJ-UT351WN ultra-short-throw projectors, available this month.

Spotlight on Classroom Technology

  • Elementary School Deploys Classroom Mics to Boost Confidence of Students

    A Southern California school has added technology that enhances "audio clarity" in its classrooms. New River Elementary School in the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District has implemented microphones that hang around the necks of teachers and students to amplify their voices through a flat panel speaker.

  • Acer Launches Extreme Classroom Tech Makeover Program for K–12

    Acer America has begun accepting entries for its Acer Extreme Classroom Tech Makeover program that gives educators at K–12 schools in the United States the opportunity to transform their classroom with technology. Acer will be awarding one classroom a set of Acer Switch Alpha 12 two-in-one notebooks, valued at $20,000.

  • Denton ISD Intros Custom Mobile Device Charging Stations

    At this year's TCEA convention, Denton Independent School District in Texas unveiled its custom-made charging cabinet that can store, charge and deploy up to 20,000 devices in the school district.

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