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Teachwise launches ‘Tis the Season for Classroom Giving Contest

Teachers share their needs for chance to win $1,000 to improve their classrooms
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EXTON, Pennsylvania, December 9, 2014 – Teachwise, a resource for teachers to buy and sell lesson-related materials, today announced its ‘Tis the Season for Classroom Giving contest, giving teachers the chance to share how they would spend $1,000 to improve their schools or classrooms.

“We’ve always wanted to do something substantial to help teachers help their students. Teachwise has been dedicated to providing teachers the opportunity not only to make money and find low cost lesson ideas, but more importantly, to share ways to better connect with their students. We believe that a contest that goes directly to the students’ needs was the best way to do that,” said marketing manager, Jennifer Hacker.

To enter, teachers simply visit http://www.teachwise.com/tistheseason-contest and complete the sentence, “If I had $1,000 for my classroom I would…” The deadline for submissions is December 30, 2014. The lucky teachers who will receive $1,000 will be announced in early January 2015.About Frontline Technologies

Frontline Technologies provides web-based solutions for the K-12 education industry. Frontline first entered the K-12 market in 1998 with Aesop, the first phone and web-based automated substitute placement and absence management system.

Frontline has continued to build out its suite K-12 solutions with VeriTime, a time and attendance management system, and AppliTrack, the leading provider of recruiting, selection and HR file management tools for school districts. More than 5,000 school districts and 2 million educators across the U.S. and Canada currently use Frontline products to save time and improve efficiency.

Frontline also provides innovative tools for K-12 educators, including Jobulator, an automatic job-notification service for substitute teachers, K12JobSpot, the nation’s leading educational job board, and Teachwise, an online marketplace for educators to buy and sell learning materials.



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