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2013-08-30 23:21:15

Includes Best Practices and Insider Tips on Creating and Managing Effective Mentoring Programs Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Chronus Corporation, a mentoring and talent development software provider, will host its series of free webinars starting in September to teach best practices in designing and managing corporate mentoring programs. Chronus webinars are designed for enterprise-scale organizations interested in starting, managing, or improving employee mentoring programs. The...

2013-08-28 23:29:07

Karen Lee, President and CEO of The Pinnacle Schools, announced that Angela Griffin has taken over as principal and Dana Creech is the guidance counselor for the private, alternative school in Huntsville. Huntsville, Alabama (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Karen Lee, President and CEO of The Pinnacle Schools, announced that Angela Griffin has taken over as principal and Dana Creech is the guidance counselor for the private, alternative school in Huntsville. Griffin hails from Columbus, Georgia...

2013-08-27 16:23:21

New Ambient Insight Research Identifies Mobile as the Primary Catalyst Causing the Spike in Global Edugame Revenues SEATTLE, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Worldwide revenues for Game-based Learning reached $1.5 billion in 2012, according to new research by Ambient Insight called "The 2012-2017 Worldwide Game-based Learning and Simulation-based Markets." The five-year compound annual growth rate for edugame products is 8.3% and revenues will reach $2.3 billion by 2017. Ambient...

2013-08-26 12:21:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today the creation of the Keystone Energy Education Program (KEEP) to teach and track energy efficiency in school buildings and homes. KEEP is a series of free workshops, geared to middle school building teams, which includes three teachers of grades 5, 6 or 7, an administrator and a building maintenance manager. Workshop participants will learn about and explore energy...

2013-08-25 08:20:14

CHESTER, England, August 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Headwater, a specialist travel company which provides walking, cycling and relaxed activity holidays around the world, recently launched a photography competition on their Facebook page offering entrants a fantastic range of prizes. With just over two weeks until Headwater's Bootiful Competition draws to a close, the company make some exciting announcements which are sure to prove popular with entrants. The Bootiful...

2013-08-23 23:21:44

Red Comet, an accredited, self-paced, online high school launches a credit course on Sociology II. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Red Comet’s new elective “Sociology II: Your Social Life” continues to explore the strife, conflicts and struggles of different human societies. The world is undoubtedly more complex than before. Social structures have had an upheaval in this past decade with the rise of social media. In addition to traditional methods, sociologists now use network...

2013-08-23 08:21:46

AlphaCard kicks off a nationwide free Homeschool ID Card Program for homeschooled students. PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AlphaCard is pleased to announce the launch of its first-ever free Homeschool ID Card Program. Most public and private schools issue student ID cards, however, homeschool students are usually left out. Amber Hanson, the Sr. Marketing Manager for AlphaCard said "We recognized that the homeschooling community had a need for Student ID Cards, and...

2013-08-19 08:28:54

Campaign to benefit up to 25,000 Little Brothers and Sisters as they head back to school RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, it is estimated that approximately 15 million children will go back to school with undiagnosed vision issues. Not seeing properly impacts how a child performs both inside and outside the classroom, as 80 percent of what children learn is through their eyes. In light of these startling statistics, VSP Vision Care (VSP), the nation's...

2013-08-15 23:18:03

The results of a new poll indicate online learning – while relatively well-known as a higher education alternative – remains one of the best-kept secrets in education for elementary, middle school and high school students. The results also indicate a strong majority believe elective and AP® classes, if not offered in a physical school, should be made available online for credit toward graduation. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the largest provider of...

2013-08-13 23:17:25

Marble Media LLC’s “Healthy for Kids & Parenting Tips” blog looks at the latest trend in education for K through 12 students, the online classroom option. Fort Lee, NJ (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Traditional classroom education for lower, middle and high school students may be a thing of the past, as online education programs like K12 take advantage of technology while resolving the challenges that traditional classroom education poses in the 21st century. In a new blog from...