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Diversity in the U.S. school system isn’t just about ethnicity and economics but also geography and the how living in an urban, rural, or suburban environment can shape students and parents. A new analysis from Education Post’s 2015 Parent Attitudes Survey focuses on rural parents and their...
Larry Snowhite, Snowhite Education Solutions Group and Retired Vice President of Public and Government Affairs for McGraw-Hill Education, will receive the 2015 Ambassador award at the AAP PreK-12 Learning Group’s Lamplighter Honors Gala on December 7. The Ambassador award is...
In June the REVERE Awards will celebrate 50 years of recognizing high quality educational resources. While the program may have started out honoring classroom magazines, it has adapted to changes in the learning environment, adding competitions to reflect new education policies, continuing...
While some conversations around the Common Core have leveled out – read why Politico thinks the CCSS may have even won the war—testing debates are still going strong. The latest news comes from President Obama and the Council of the Great City Schools. Both are calling for fewer, more effective...
Technology has not only driven product innovation in the educational resource industry; it has spurred changes in business frameworks. But while digital tools and efficiencies have provided opportunities for growth, they have also challenged leaders to continually rethink their organizational...
What makes a Golden Lamp-winning product? The best of the best of the REVERE Awards winners, Golden Lamp products are chosen based on excellence in key areas like content & pedagogy (or approach), adaptability, engagement, creativity, usability, and overall experience. In a recent webinar...
As schools move towards digital learning environment, will future students know what a book is? That was the question posed on a recent Ed Table Talk, hosted by Michael Jay of Educational Systemics. Guests Udi Chatow, Senior Strategist and Program Director at HP; Elmar Husmann, Deputy Secretary...
School leaders and learning resource developers are facing a similar challenge. Both groups have never been under more scrutiny to produce results while dealing with huge transformations in standards, technology, and student populations. At the 2015 AAP PreK-12 Learning Group CEO Roundtable...
David Beacom, Publisher and Associate Executive Director for the National Science Teachers Association, will receive the 2015 Member of the Year Award at the AAP PreK-12 Learning Group’s Lamplighter Honors Gala on December 7. The Member of the Year award is given to an individual for...
While classrooms have been moving in the digital direction, state and local policies have not always kept up. In addition, when there are specific laws and regulations, publishers and school officials have had to wade through several documents to find everything that pertains to digital materials....

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