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"CDW-G, a provider of technology solutions to education, government, and healthcare, and edWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for the education community, have partnered on a free professional learning community around educational funding." continues eSchool News.
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The professional learning community will provide a place for educators to engage with peers on successes, challenges, and best practices associated with educational funding. Additionally, community members will collaborate with each other to expand innovative programs, prepare students for the increasingly complex skills they’ll need to participate in tomorrow’s workforce, and help close the equity gap in educating students from all backgrounds and circumstances.
“CDW-G is dedicated to providing the best possible resources to our customers,” said Joe Simone, director of K-12, CDW-G. “GetEdFunding is very much an extension of that philosophy – designed for K-12 and higher education professionals and institutions to find grant opportunities to augment their budgets, expand critical programs and provide additional resources to their students.
Apps of the Week
Different art and drawing modes put users in control.
Name: Drawing Desk
What is it? With more than 1,000,000 users worldwide, Drawing Desk is bundled with 4 different drawing modes named as Kids Desk, Doodle Desk, Sketch Desk and Photo Desk, each dedicated to give unique experiences.
Best for: Students and teachers
Price: Free; in-app purchases available
Requirements: iOS 7.0 or later
- 3D brushes, full color pallet, undo and redo functions, and smooth erasing functions are also added similar to the Kids Desk
- A collection of stamps and stickers are included
- Users have the ability to import images from Facebook, instagram and other networks directly to canvas
- Photo Desk helps users to edit their images within a moment by tapping the screen
- A collection of stamps and stickers, magic brush stroke effects, vibrant frames, and live brushes are included in Photo Desk
- Drawing on the web will allow users to import photos from Facebook, Instagram, flickr and Picasa to the drawing canvas and export their drawings to popular social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter using a single touch
Source: eSchool News