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2014-10-31 23:07:52

Results outlined in the report demonstrate VIF’s commitment to supporting the development of global-ready districts, schools, teachers and students. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Friday the release of its 2013-14 end-of-year report. The robust report contains compelling case studies and program results that demonstrate the organization’s commitment to supporting...

2014-10-14 04:23:50

BRUSSELS, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dear Ministers, As stewards of Europe's future generations, you will be all too aware that as early as the age of 7, children reach a critical juncture, when they are learning the core life skills of reading, writing and basic maths. However, to flourish in tomorrow's digital economy and society, they should also be learning to code. And many, sadly, are not. While it is undeniable that Europe needs more computer...

2014-10-01 23:06:20

Up to 39 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellows will receive access to VIF’s Global Gateway professional development and curriculum. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Wednesday that up to 39 award-winning public school educators, the 2015 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellows, will receive access to Global Gateway. The NEA Foundation is a public charity with a mission to...

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...


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