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Platinum Sponsorship for IT4K12 – SOLD OUT!

April 2014 | Did you know?

The sponsorships for IT4K12 keep coming in and we're pleased to announce that we have already sold out all Platinum Sponsorships! A few other opportunities to participate as a sponsor still remain.
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Special Offer with FrontRow Classroom Audio Systems

April 2014 | New For You

Looking to buy the Juno Portable Infrared Classroom System sometime soon? If yes, you may want to get in on this great offer! For a limited time (until June 28, 2014) you can receive a special offer on a student microphone with the purchase of the Juno Portable Infrared Classroom System from FrontRow.
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IT4K12 Presentation Proposal Extension – May 6, 2014

April 2014 | Did you know?

With our new format and additional workshops this year for IT4K12, we realize you need some extra time to complete your presentation proposal. For this reason we've extended the deadline to May 6, 2014.
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We Want YOU for IT4K12! Forward/Print This Flyer!

April 2014 | Did you know?

Our IT4K12 event is always a success, and mostly because of you, our ERAC members. Because of your support through your registration and your willingness to participate through presenting to your peers, we have had great success at each event.
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ERAC Update – APRIL 2014

April 2014 | New For You

Excerpt from " ERAC in the Classroom": "On March 3, ERAC hosted a vendor forum. It was enlightening to say the least. Based on some of the conversations held, ERAC wanted to dive deeper, and some of the information shared was surprising." Enjoy other stories from the April ERAC Update Newsletter:
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IT4K12 Hotel Rate Good Until May 6

April 2014 | Dollars and Sense

Have you booked your hotel room yet for IT4K12? ERAC has secured a great conference room rate that is good until May 6. Take advantage of this rate by booking now!
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Deadlines for April 2014

April 2014 | Deadlines

Don't miss these 3 important deadlines for April....
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Academy of READING Helps Struggling Readers

April 2014 | New For You

Do you have struggling readers in your classroom? Help is on the way through the Academy of READING online program
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Made the Grade - April

April 2014 | Made the Grade

Check out ERAC's Online Resource Collection to find out what's new. Click on the titles to go to the evaluation. Log in and see the full product review from your peers!
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Use It or Lose It: Do We Control the Education Marketplace?

April 2014 | ERAC in the Classroom

On March 3, ERAC hosted a vendor forum. It was enlightening to say the least. Based on some of the conversations held, ERAC wanted to dive deeper, and some of the information shared was surprising.
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Tweet Repeat - April 2014

April 2014 | Tweet Repeat

Here are some important tweets you may have missed during April:
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Calling All IT Sponsors!

March 2014 | In the Works

Sponsorship is now available for the IT4K12 2014 Conference!  This year we have many options at different levels in the hopes to accommodate as many vendors as possible.
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Deadlines for March

March 2014 | Deadlines

myBlueprint Education Planner short-term offer - deadline April 30, 2014

Speaking of New….

March 2014 | New For You

Do your fingers get itching to use that regular resource you love? The one that makes your work easier and more enjoyable? Share with us what it is. We benefit, and in turn, so do you, by sharing with us the resources you always use, the ones you rarely use, and which resources you think we might not know about.
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Got It? Use it!

March 2014 | Dollars and Sense

Are you taking advantage of the complete value of your ERAC membership? Using all the tools and resources available to you? All ERAC members have access to the ERAC online collection.
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Made the Grade - March

March 2014 | Made the Grade

Check out ERAC's Online Resource Collection to find out what's new. Click on the titles to go to the evaluation. Log in and see the full product review from your peers!
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Gone is the Door to Door Encyclopedia Salesman - ERAC March Update

March 2014

Knowledge is power and access to knowledge is easy and quick in todays world. But is that knowledge acquired from reliable sources? How does the use of technology impact the way we digest our information? Read more in our March ERAC update newsletter...
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The Paradox & Empowerment of Education + Technology

March 2014 | ERAC in the Classroom

ERAC is pleased and honoured to have Jesse Hirsh, internet strategist, researcher and overall cyber-guru presenting at the upcoming IT4K12 2014 conference as the Keynote Speaker. Hirsh agreed to meet with ERAC for an interview to provide some insight on what he'll be speaking about. Enjoy the captured interview and story below!
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IT4K12 Registration is Now OPEN!

March 2014 | In the Works

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for IT4K12 2014! This year we were inspired to do things a bit differently.  You'll be pleased to see the various new themes offered as well as the new presentation formats which include panels, workshops and roundtable discussions.
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BC Digital Classroom Implementation Options

March 2014 | Did you know?

Are you maximizing your digital resources? If your Learning Resource Educators and IT staff are struggling with the best solution for organizing your digital resources, you may want to consider what others are doing.  By examining the Info-graphic created by ERAC you will see a visual summary of membership implementation solutions that may be suitable for your schools.  
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You Asked Us - March

March 2014 | You Asked Us

Q: Is there an option this year to come for only one day to the IT4K12 event? I may not be able to make both days but definitely want to attend.
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Tweet Repeat for March

March 2014 | Tweet Repeat

Missed some important ERAC tweets? No problem, we've listed a few of the important ones for you for the month of Februrary! Enjoy!
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Be SMART and Take This Brief Survey! (SMART Volume Licensing)

March 2014 | In the Works

SMART has made changes affecting Notebook software and software maintenance and ERAC wants to make sure you still get the best possible price. To do this, we need your help. To put a volume licensing agreement in place, we need to find out how many existing SMART licenses are already owned by ERAC members and also... 
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