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Math Book Gets Real with Complex

The [Math Sorcerer] loves books. His latest acquisition is the famous Real and Complex Analysis, which is a very stout math book.  How stout? Well, there are several chapters on holomorphic functions, including how to do a Fourier transform on such a function. There’s also an appendix about Hausdorff’s maximality theorem. What are those? Beats us; read the book. You

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Edtech

5 strategies to ignite student engagement

Key points: Student engagement is key to an authentic learning experience It also allows students to develop the right attitude to approach learning See related article: 4 ways edtech tools drive student engagement and build classroom culture When you think of education, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For some, it might be a pile of homework

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What students are reading

Stay up-to-date with the INNOVATIONSin K-12 Education Newsletter Sign Up Hidden Select the title describing your job function Hidden Where do you work? Hidden State Hidden Country Hidden Email Newsletters: Source: https://www.eschoolnews.com/innovative-teaching/2023/10/11/what-students-are-reading/

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New EIT Digital report examines the “Balancing Act Between FinTech Innovation and Regulation”

Brussels, 2 October 2023 – The latest thought leadership report by EIT Digital highlights several key drivers spurring the rise of FinTech startups and digital financial services. These include rapid advances in technologies like blockchain, artificial intelligence and open data platforms. Another factor is changing consumer preferences, especially among younger demographics, for more convenient, personalised and mobile-based financial services. There is also growing

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Engage Younger Students with Tech the Right Way

When it comes to building literacy skills, students are never too young to start—as long as it is implemented in a thoughtful way. That’s the perspective of John Costilla, Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer at Capstone, the nation’s leading educational publisher of K-5 digital solutions, children’s books, and literacy programs for school libraries, classrooms, and at-home reading.  In this recent

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BookmarkED Addresses the State of Challenged Books with Industry-First Technology to Enable Parental Choice in School Libraries

DALLAS, Texas – BookmarkED, the industry-first technology solution to personalize libraries with parental choice, has announced its official launch in Texas. With the passing of  Texas House Bill (HB) 900, school districts face a pressing need to meet the changing requirements for parental engagement on library books that children have access to. BookmarkED is a Texas-based company that enables parents

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I work with struggling readers–here’s what’s standing in their way

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters.” I learned to love reading as a kid, spellbound by wizarding worlds and ghost stories. I wanted to share this love, so I became an intervention teacher, working with struggling readers and special education students.  Kids love reading. I don’t care what think pieces say about screen addiction, children

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Tell a Tale on World Book Day With These Book-Themed Slots

April 23rd is World Book Day, and what better way to celebrate than by playing some book-themed online slots? Not sure which to choose? We’ve got you covered. There’s so much more to explore and at VegasSlotsOnline it’s all free! A Play’n GO classic, the Rich Wilde and the Book of Dead online slot is a favorite among online gamblers.

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ISTE and Capstone Collaborate on Children’s Books Championing Digital Citizenship

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Capstone, an innovative learning company merging children’s content with easy-to-use edtech tools for K-5 classrooms, libraries and homes, announces a licensing agreement with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), an education nonprofit that supports the use of technology to accelerate innovation in education, to publish a collection of children’s books promoting digital citizenship awareness and

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This art teacher helps students harness social media to build job skills

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. Metropolitan Soundview High School had no art program when Cheriece White took a job there 10 years ago. So she created her own. The art and technology teacher initially designed a curriculum around digital storytelling and then transformed it into a multimedia art curriculum that included iMovie,

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Edtech

6 ways to help reluctant readers become booklovers

Not everyone loves to read. Even in schools with strong reading cultures, some students just don’t feel the spark—yet. Through helping reluctant readers find books that capture their imaginations, teachers and librarians can ignite a newfound enthusiasm for reading in students. Here are six strategies for engaging hesitant students: 1. Hand it to them. Nothing beats putting books in the

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Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) Partners with Scholastic to Create Latino-inspired Book Collection

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) partnered with Scholastic to help them develop “ Rising Voices: Elevating Latino Stories,” a new collection of books for grades K-5 which showcases positive images of Latino protagonists. ALAS Executive Director Dr. Maria Armstrong, along with author Sulma Arzu-Brown and Emmy-award-winning actor and producer John Leguizamo, serve as mentors

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Savvas Learning Company Acquires Whooo’s Reading

PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY — Savvas Learning Company, a K-12 next-generation learning solutions leader, announced today that it has acquired Whooo’s Reading and its AI-driven technology that enables teachers to quickly and easily determine whether their students comprehend the books they are reading. “Artificial intelligence technology has the power to transform K-12 education by dramatically helping to personalize the teaching and

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MackinVIA Receives Its 7th Consecutive Modern Library Award From LibraryWorks, Winning The Distinctive Platinum Award

Burnsville, MN – Mackin, a leading provider of print and digital fiction and nonfiction books for PK-12, is pleased to announce it is a multiyear honoree, winning another Platinum Award in LibraryWorks’ ninth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs). The MLAs were created to recognize the top products and services in the library industry. Products and services were submitted in the

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