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Brightpoint Literacy serves the U.S. K-8 market with a comprehensive selection of research-based, cross-curricular material. Formerly Nelson Education, Brightpoint Literacy is now part of Peoples Education.

The Brightpoint Literacy product line includes an extensive selection of leveled reading materials; high interest engaging resources for striving readers; cross-curricular series; and selections and strategies for English Language Learners. Multimedia components integrate literacy and technology.

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calypsosystems

Calypso Systems, is a manufacturer of a full range of open architecture control, user interface, audio, microphone and connectivity products designed to create integrated classroom solutions for teachers, students and administrators.

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cdiCDI is the largest distributor of recertified computer equipment in the world and our mission is to increase the availability of computers for students while dramatically reducing technology spending. Over 9,000 U.S. schools have already taken advantage of our industry leading service, longer-than-new warranty, brand name selection and customized financing. CDI’s 100% focus on education can help you far exceed your technology goals. For more information go to www.cdicomputers.com.
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centuryconsultantsSince 1977 Century Consultants have been committed to providing educators and administrators progressive technologies designed to increase operational efficiencies and improve the quality of education. For moree information please visit www.centuryltd.com.

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Compass Learning: Odyssey, their flagship K–12 software-based curriculum, assesses each student’s understanding of key objectives. Based on this assessment, a student is automatically prescribed a personalized learning path filled with engaging activities. For more information please visit www.compasslearning.com.

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Stemming from real world experience, the methodology and techniques behind Empowering Writers have been developed by veteran classroom teachers, Barbara Mariconda and Dea Paoletta Auray while teaching at Mill Hill School in CT. Over a five-year period at Mill Hill, their efforts to bring a consistent, effective approach to the instruction of writing was fine-tuned and perfected. After realizing a 45-point increase in narrative writing scores with their 4th graders, Mariconda and Auray co-founded Empowering Writers, LLC in order to share their high impact methodologies on a larger scale.

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ePals Corporation (TSX-V: SLN) is an education technology company and the leading provider of safe social learning networks (SLN). Focused on the K-12 market, ePals offers elementary and secondary school administrators, teachers, students and parents worldwide a safe and secure platform for building educational communities, providing quality digital content and facilitating collaboration for effective 21st century learning. ePals’ award-winning products include: the ePals Global Community™; SchoolMail®365; LearningSpace®; and In2Books®, a common core eMentoring program that builds reading, writing and critical thinking skills. ePals customers and partners include International Baccalaureate, Microsoft Corporation, Dell Inc., IBM Corp., National Geographic and leading school districts across the United States and globally. ePals serves approximately 700,000 educators and reaches millions of teachers, students and parents in approximately 200 countries and territories. For more information go to: www.epals.com.

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Beginning with the efforts of one man, Don Beck, to decrease paperwork for his wife Carol Beck, a special education teacher, Excent (Formerly Global Education Technologies) has grown into a national organization that serves educators and special needs students in 25 states and throughout the world in Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools. For more information go to: www.excent.com.

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Since 1989, the HOPE (Harnessing Optimism and Potential through Education) Foundation – a non–profit 501c3, whose Honorary Chair is Archbishop Desmond Tutu – has led the way in tapping into the passion, collective wisdom and leadership to create schools where Failure Is Not an Option® for any student. For more information go to: www.hopefoundation.org.

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Designed by cognitive psychologist Dr. Marty Fletcher, Kabongo‘s online learning games inspire kids to become better thinkers, so they can tackle new challenges with confidence. Kabongo’s fun brain play products cultivate the thinking skills that underlie learning, inspiring self-confidence through the simple joy of play. Enthusiastically embraced in classrooms across the country, Kabongo’s online learning games will soon be available to all, empowering kids everywhere to become better thinkers. For more information go to: www.skatekids.com.
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kidswriteKidsWrite is the premier publishing company and community for kids that mirrors the 21st century workplace where kids of all ages are provided with the ability to publish their writings and art through a real-world, technology-driven publishing experience. For more information go to: www.kidswrite.com.
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kidswriteMoodlerooms provides educators and learners across the globe with adaptable, reliable and affordable e-learning. With turnkey software-as-a-service solutions for Moodle, Moodlerooms’ customers receive the benefits of the most widely-used learning management system in the world with the comfort and assurance that come from enterprise-level enhancements, services, and value-added support. With an unwavering commitment to creating a more effective and engaging education community, Moodlerooms is the CHANGE you want e-learning to be. For more information go to: www.moodlerooms.com.
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Peoples Education, a subsidiary of Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc., is a school publisher and distributor of supplemental materials for grades pre-K through 12. In 1990, Peoples Education was founded by Jim Peoples and Diane Miller, both of whom have teaching backgrounds and experience in educational publishing. Peoples Education has shown tremendous growth and will continue to grow as a result of working with authors and editors who are experts in curriculum, dedicated professional employees who understand school needs, and experienced management trained at Fortune 500 companies. For more information go to: www.peopleseducation.com.

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psychologicalsoftwaresolutionsPsychological Software Solutions Inc. is the first and leading provider of a web-based, research supported behavioral management software system that incorporates an empirically based five-step process for improving student behavior across multiple tiers of intervention, Review360™. For more information, go to: www.psiwaresolutions.com.
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quantumlearningQuantum Learning Technologies provides game-based, web-delivered educational products that enable learners to reach their full academic potential. QLT’s solutions embed scientifically-based methods of cognitive processing instruction and explicit basic skill development in engaging, interactive programs. For more information go to: www.quantumlearningtechnologies.com.
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ScholarCentric™ is a K-12 educational publishing company focused on helping students stay in school and achieve academic success. The company’s flagship product, Success Highways, is an innovative, research-based combination of assessment, curriculum and professional development designed to help transition middle and high school students into the higher grades and develop the skills they need to learn the rigorous coursework required to achieve a high school diploma. For more information, please visit scholarcentric.com.
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schoolnetSchoolnet, Inc. is the leader in Internet Applications for Public Schools, helping K-12 school systems to
improve efficiency and increase achievement. Schoolnet’s School Performance Management systems are built upon an open, scalable platform that provides users with the data, reports, tools, and content to develop talent, individualize instruction, and ensure school improvement. For more information, please visit www.schoolnet.com.
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Sublime Learning™ delivers professional development focused on empowering teachers to use of technology more effectively to meet K-12 instructional goals. Integrating best practices of professional learning and effective teaching strategies, they offer just-in-time eTeachables, in-depth seminar bundles, and a portal to manage teacher learning resources. To find out more contact Jonathan Mann, jonathan@sublimelearning.com or please go to: www.SublimeLearning.com.

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As one of the leading providers of college readiness solutions, SureScore has a proven track record in developing effective strategies that enhance instruction and improve performance in schools. Our customized and systematic approach allows campuses to sustain college readiness initiatives from year to year, positively affecting student achievement.For more information on SureScore, please visit www.SureScore.com.

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TEL.A.VISION is a technology platform for all youth, but its focus is the Special Ed and At Risk student. TEL.A.VISION founder, George Johnson, says, “Working with Special Ed and At Risk youth to create a hopeful, positive vision for their life feels like coming home. It feels my career has come full circle.” TEL.A.VISION’s goal is to promote widespread application of a TEL.A.VISION technology (personal Vision Video) and methodology (curricula and instruction) among parents, youth and organizations. For more information, or to make your own TEL.A.VISION video, go to:telavision.tv.

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Waterford Institute is a nonprofit research center dedicated to providing every child with the finest education through the development of high-quality educational models, programs, and software. Founded by Dr. Dustin Heuston in 1976, Waterford Institute uses rigorous research to build award-winning, proven educational programs. Since creating the first educational videodisk, Waterford Institute continues to be at the cutting edge of technology-delivered instruction. Today, Waterford Institute is a nation leader in preschool through second grade software for reading, math, and science programs and has reached millions of children globally. For more information visit www.waterford.org.

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KidsWrite

KidsWrite is the premier publishing company and community for kids that mirrors the 21st century workplace where kids of all ages are provided with the ability to publish their writings and art through a real-world, technology-driven publishing experience. For more information go to: www.kidswrite.com.     June 29, 2009  KidsWrite Launches Publishing Community for Kids …

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Moodlerooms

Moodlerooms provides educators and learners across the globe with adaptable, reliable and affordable e-learning. With turnkey software-as-a-service solutions for Moodle, Moodlerooms’ customers receive the benefits of the most widely-used learning management system in the world with the comfort and assurance that come from enterprise-level enhancements, services, and value-added support. With an unwavering commitment to creating …

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Observe4Success

Respectful of the complexity of teaching and the observation of the practice, observe4success was developed by educators for educators. Observe4success is a grassroots project born from innumerous conversations, countless classroom observations, and multiple failed attempts to capture and systemically report the essence of the classroom culture and instructional practice while both valuing and honoring the …

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Peoples Education

Peoples Education, a subsidiary of Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc., is a school publisher and distributor of supplemental materials for grades pre-K through 12. In 1990, Peoples Education was founded by Jim Peoples and Diane Miller, both of whom have teaching backgrounds and experience in educational publishing. Peoples Education has shown tremendous growth and will continue …

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Psychological Software Solutions Inc

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Quantum Learning Technologies

Quantum Learning Technologies provides game-based, web-delivered educational products that enable learners to reach their full academic potential. QLT’s solutions embed scientifically-based methods of cognitive processing instruction and explicit basic skill development in engaging, interactive programs. Inspired by video game design techniques, QLT’s programs harness the natural power of game-based learning and engage learners so they …

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Scholar Centric

ScholarCentric™ is a K-12 educational publishing company focused on helping students stay in school and achieve academic success. The company’s flagship product, Success Highways, is an innovative, research-based combination of assessment, curriculum and professional development designed to help transition middle and high school students into the higher grades and develop the skills they need to …

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Schoolnet Inc

Schoolnet, Inc. is the leader in Internet Applications for Public Schools, helping K-12 school systems to improve efficiency and increase achievement. Schoolnet’s School Performance Management systems are built upon an open, scalable platform that provides users with the data, reports, tools, and content to develop talent, individualize instruction, and ensure school improvement. For more information, …

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Sublime Learning

Sublime Learning™ delivers professional development focused on empowering teachers to use of technology more effectively to meet K-12 instructional goals. Integrating best practices of professional learning and effective teaching strategies, they offer just-in-time eTeachables, in-depth seminar bundles, and a portal to manage teacher learning resources. To find out more contact Jonathan Mann, jonathan@sublimelearning.com or please …

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Sure Score

As one of the leading providers of college readiness solutions, SureScore has a proven track record in developing effective strategies that enhance instruction and improve performance in schools. Our customized and systematic approach allows campuses to sustain college readiness initiatives from year to year, positively affecting student achievement.For more information on SureScore, please visit www.SureScore.com.. …

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TEL•A•VISION

TEL.A.VISION is a technology platform for all youth, but its focus is the Special Ed and At Risk student. TEL.A.VISION founder, George Johnson, says, “Working with Special Ed and At Risk youth to create a hopeful, positive vision for their life feels like coming home. It feels my career has come full circle.” TEL.A.VISION’s goal …

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Waterford Institute

Waterford Institute is a nonprofit research center dedicated to providing every child with the finest education through the development of high-quality educational models, programs, and software. Founded by Dr. Dustin Heuston in 1976, Waterford Institute uses rigorous research to build award-winning, proven educational programs. Since creating the first educational videodisk, Waterford Institute continues to be …

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