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2014-09-12 23:04:05

The ongoing proliferation of technology has changed the way our educators teach, how students learn, and the way teachers and students communicate. Mediaplanet today announces distribution of its third cross-platform edition of “Classroom Technology,” inspiring readers to take action in supporting the nation’s rapidly changing learning environments and highlighting the need to provide teachers with the skills necessary to utilize these technologies. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 12,...

2014-08-18 08:32:27

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Magic Lantern Media Inc. releases new enhancements for its AccessSTEM learning platform including a new leading-edge user interface as well as curriculum correlations for British Columbia, Alberta, Nova Scotia, and Ontario. Pilot programmes now running in 7 school boards across 4 provinces are responding to the needs of learners to help equip them with 21(st) Century skills. AccessSTEM responds to the need for 21(st) Century Learning through new...

2014-07-21 23:06:59

A partnership between VIF and the Kentucky Department of Education aims to enhance K-8 learning to prepare students to compete in today’s global society. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Monday a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education to further the state’s strategic priorities for creating next generation learners. During the June 2014 Kentucky Board of...

2014-06-27 23:04:36

National Education Association Academy (NEA Academy) supports its members and local affiliates by providing exemplary PD and scalable access to online learning—in partnership with Knowledge Delivery Systems New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The NEA recognizes that effective and efficient professional development (PD) is the pathway to success for improved teacher practice and increased student outcomes. NEA has partnered with Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) to provide depth-level...

2014-06-26 23:14:49

Tynker provides quick integration of programming skills across the curriculum. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Tynker, a leading Silicon Valley ed-tech startup that helps children learn programming skills, has been selected by Palo Alto Unified and several other school districts across the country to provide computer programming curriculum to their students district-wide, demonstrating rapid adoption of Tynker among U.S. schools as teachers advance integration of technology...

2014-06-24 23:16:34

Highlights Include Standards-based Search, Skills Assessments, and Career Skills Training Little Falls, MN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Atomic Learning deploys its latest site features at the ISTE 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Atlanta. New tools include search by standards, Career Skills training, and Skills Assessment. The company will also feature new technology training offerings. Atomic Learning updated its search by standards feature to ensure all the digital content is aligned...

2014-06-18 23:07:45

Global Gateway resources offered to benefit international education collaborations. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced last week that it will provide access to professional development and curriculum resources in support of international education collaborations established through the North Carolina-Moldova Partnership, an initiative of the state of North Carolina. North...

2014-06-17 08:38:19

Shape The Future program provides digital devices at a reduced cost to public school boards across Canada TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Microsoft Canada announced today the launch of Shape the Future, a program which provides access to leading-edge digital devices, software and applications to public school boards (with students from Kindergarten to secondary school) across Canada at a reduced cost. The program will help Canadian schools bridge the digital divide for all of their...

2014-05-28 23:01:07

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school recognized with award and educational resources. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, proudly announced Tuesday that Speas Global Elementary School in Winston-Salem, N.C. has been named the 2014 VIF Global School Award winner. In addition to being honored as a top international school in the region, Speas was awarded funds for global education materials to...

2014-05-13 23:15:21

The Global Teenager Project, an educational initiative that uses the internet to bring together students from around the globe, gets free access to Cogneeto to support an ever richer learning experience.News Source: Advanced Learning Technologies Lab, University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Global Teenager Project began in 1998, and has since connected 1000s of international schools, bringing together well over 250,000 students via the internet. Students...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.