PresenceLearning Manager Named a Board Certified Specialist in Child Language

ASHA and ABCLLD recognize Dara Rogoff for her advanced knowledge and skills in the area of typical and atypical development of speech and language

SAN FRANCISCO, August 1, 2017 – Dara Rogoff, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL was recently credentialed as a Board Certified Specialist in Child Language from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD). Rogoff, the product line manager for speech-language and occupational therapy services at PresenceLearning, is one of only 76 speech-language pathologists (SLPs) nationwide to currently hold this certification as a specialist in child language.

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Edthena’s New Commitments Feature Allows Teachers to Quickly Create Their Professional Learning Plans

During the video coaching process, teachers can turn comments into an actionable PD to-do 

SAN FRANCISCO (July 25, 2017) – Teachers can take further ownership of their professional learning plans and better track all of the to-do list items stemming from their coaching conversations with Edthena’s new Commitments feature. This tool enables coaches and peers to flag comments from the video feedback process as actionable proposals. Teachers decide which proposals they’d like to accept, set a target date for the goal, and report back on their progress.

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New Study Finds Alabama Students Improve Test Scores Using Fuel Education’s Stride

Study by the Auburn University Center for Evaluation (ACE) found Fuel Education’s digital learning solution “a valuable method of improving scores for any student”

Herndon, Virginia, July 20, 2017 — Since 2006, the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS), in partnership with the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE), has provided schools across Alabama with access to Stride™, an award-winning adaptive digital learning solution from Fuel Education® (FuelEd®), to improve student outcomes and to better engage individual students in school.  To test the effectiveness of the program, the Auburn University Center for Evaluation (ACE) analyzed ACT® Aspire® data for students using Stride and compared it to scores of their matched peers.  The study, “Data Analysis and Evaluation of the Motivated Data Stride Computer-Online Learning Program and its Impact on ACT Aspire Results,” found Stride was “successful during the 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 school years in improving academic achievement in targeted schools.”

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Educators and Advocates Travel to Fort Collins for Renewable Energy Education Training

The 26 hand-selected participants, all of which have a passion for spreading awareness about renewable energy, represent 13 states and two countries

(Fort Collins, CO) July 19, 2017 – REcharge Labs®, the creators of hands-on renewable energy activities, kits and comprehensive teaching training, is hosting its annual week-long teacher training called the REcharge Academy at Colorado State University (CSU) from July 17-21, 2017. The programming blends lectures from industry experts, tours of energy facilities, and replicable hands-on K-12 lessons so the 26 participants will be able to lead engaging renewable energy education initiatives in their classrooms and communities back home. 

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Impero’s “Best Technology for Schools” Grant Helps Stone County Schools Improve Student Safety

Impero Education Pro provides Stone County with student safety and classroom management tools

Simi Valley, CA, July 18, 2017 – Stone County Schools in Mississippi received a “Best Technology for Schools” grant from Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network management and online safety software, to allow the district to purchase Impero’s Education Pro at a discounted rate in order to improve visibility of what students are doing on devices on the school network and to help teachers focus and engage the digital classrooms.

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New PresenceLearning Webinar Series Helps Special Education Leaders and Clinicians Implement Intervention Strategies with Fidelity

New Fall 2017 series kicks off Tuesday, September 19, 2017 with behavioral management expert Dr. Howie Knoff

SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2017 – PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education related service providers, is launching a free, three-part webinar series this fall for special education leaders and clinicians. The series, “Blueprints for Success: Interventions That Really Work,” will highlight evidence-based behavioral management, reading intervention, and differentiated instruction strategies that, when implemented accurately and thoroughly, are proven to help students in need.

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Epson BrightLink Interactive Laser Display Wins ISTE 2017 Best of Show Award

Connecting Educators and Students with Creative Collaboration in the Classroom, the BrightLink 710Ui Won Best of Show Presented by Tech & Learning

LONG BEACH, Calif. – July 18, 2017 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced its BrightLink® 710Ui ultra short-throw interactive laser display is a winner of Tech & Learning’s ISTE 2017 Best of Show Awards. As the world’s first 3LCD interactive laser display, the BrightLink 710Ui connects educators and students for creative ideas and collaboration in the classroom while delivering spectacular image quality, durability and reliability.

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Vernier Software & Technology Wins a Tech & Learning ISTE 2017 Best of Show Award

Judges recognize Pivot Interactives for its promise to bring real-world science into the classroom

BEAVERTON, Oregon, July 13, 2017 — Pivot Interactives was named a winner of Tech & Learning’s ISTE 2017 Best of Show Awards for showing the greatest promise in the classroom. Distributed exclusively by Vernier Software & Technology, Pivot Interactives helps high school and college students learn key physics concepts through interactive videos of real scientific phenomena. These classroom-ready, student-driven, open-ended investigations provide teachers with experiments that would otherwise be unsafe, impractical, or time consuming to set up for hands-on student instruction.

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