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2014-04-15 12:27:12

Classic Has Guided Hundreds of Thousands of Teachers TURNERS FALLS, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northeast Foundation for Children, Inc. (NEFC), developer of Responsive Classroom,® a research-based approach to integrating high-level academics with social-emotional learning, has just published a third edition of The Morning Meeting Book. While keeping intact key aspects of this immensely popular book, the new edition reflects NEFC's most current thinking about the best...

2014-04-09 23:26:32

Partnership Offers Exciting Opportunity for Students in the Caribbean, Africa and U.S.A OTTAWA, CANADA and LONDON, UK (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 idoodlesoftware inc., an education software company offering innovative solutions to bridge the gap between traditional and digital learning, announced today that it has partnered with the BrightPath Foundation. As an international non-profit organization focused on education sector support and values-based technology training initiatives, BrightPath...

2014-03-20 23:25:07

Latest toolkit helps K-12 teachers integrate global project-based inquiry into their classrooms while teaching students about the world’s water. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Thursday that its integrated learning platform for teacher professional development and curriculum released a guide for building global project-based lessons. This toolkit, inspired by World Water...

2014-02-28 23:30:21

To prepare teachers to meet the new Common Core mathematics requirements, the Sierra College Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Collaborative is offering a series of three workshops on how to use hands-on activities to engage students and facilitate critical thinking while implementing the Common Core standards of mathematical practice. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Middle and high school mathematics teachers in the Sacramento region can participate in a series of...

2014-02-28 23:20:53

K-12 teachers and students demonstrate global competency with VIF’s indicators. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Friday the release of its global competence indicators, a guide to integrating global awareness into classroom practices and assessing student progress in global learning. These indicators, developed by curriculum experts at VIF, are the foundation of the...

2014-02-26 23:00:14

Interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks include student workbooks and teacher editions for grade bands K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Common Sense Media, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families and educators harness the power of technology responsibly, today released its K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum as a set of 8 free interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks, available on iBooks. These iBooks Textbooks...

2014-02-18 23:23:54

K-12 teachers are invited to participate in the Global Educator Awards program for a chance to win travel vouchers, digital badges and recognition in the international education community. Chapel Hill, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, proudly announced Tuesday that it is now accepting applications for the 2014 Global Educator Awards. This awards program recognizes teachers who...

2014-02-17 23:04:22

Connections Learning by Pearson welcomes Alex Lown and Kayleigh Weeks to talk about their role as “Success Coaches” for students in blended high schools. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Blended learning programs that provide students with a combination of online and on-site instruction are not just providing new ways for students to learn—they are also creating new roles for educators. “Across the country at blended schools, we are now seeing professional Success Coaches...

2014-02-11 23:29:57

Madcap Logic uncovers the myths and misconceptions surrounding creative development in children. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Parents are faced with a dizzying amount of information on what, exactly, children should be learning in school or after school. They've been told "Creativity is Essential for 21st Century Skills". So what exactly are those skills any why are they necessary? Here's a short quiz - it's easy, True or False? Question: Art is just for kids...

2014-02-04 12:21:53

Cumulus Global and Eduscape Learning Partnership Delivers Certified Educator Training WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following successful participation at last week's FETC 2014 conference, Cumulus Global today announced a strategic partnership with Eduscape Learning, offering comprehensive professional development programs for schools and districts using Google Apps for Education. The partnership combines Eduscape Learning's existing professional development...